Illinois Federal Judge Awards $100,000 On Counterfeiting Claims
(August 23, 2016, 11:46 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An online retailer that sold earrings bearing a fake Tory Burch trademark was ordered Aug. 22 by an Illinois federal judge to pay two plaintiffs $100,000 in statutory damages, as a result of the retailer’s failure to ensure that its product offerings were not counterfeit (River Light V L.P., et al. v. I Love You To The Moom And Back, No. 15-5918, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111301).
(Decision available. Document #16-160906-014Z.)
Although awarding less than the $150,000 originally sought by plaintiffs River...