Tiffany and Co. cannot blame eBay for the proliferation of counterfeit jewelry hawked on the online auction site, a federal judge ruled on July 14.

Southern District of New York Judge Richard Sullivan, following a bench trial, rejected several claims by the New York-based jeweler and dealer in luxury goods, most importantly a claim that eBay was guilty of contributory trademark infringement because of its failure to aggressively pursue counterfeiter sellers.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]