French Court Finds eBay Liable for Counterfeits

A French court has found eBay responsible for brand counterfeiting and ordered the online marketplace operator to pay the luxury group LVMH 80,000 euros ($118,000) compensation for damages caused to famous perfume brands like Christian Dior and Kenzo. The Paris-based LVMH conglomerate had sued eBay, accusing the San Jose company of using its brands as keywords in Internet searches.

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