(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. and Italian fashion group Salvatore Ferragamo on Thursday jointly sued several individuals and entities, mainly based in China, for alleged sales of counterfeit Ferragamo belts in their online store.
two lawsuits against four individuals and three entities, according to court documents, claiming that the defendants advertised and sold counterfeit Ferragamo products in the Amazon store, using its registered trademarks without permission.
Of the seven defendants, the trial states that five are based in China and the other two may be in China or North Carolina or California. The trial said several other defendants are currently unknown.
Last year, Amazon announced plans to provide more information about counterfeit goods to law enforcement agencies in a further fight against counterfeiting on its websites, much of which comes from China. ] The companies said that they wanted to permanently prevent the defendants from causing further damage to the intellectual property of Amazon and Ferragamo and to hold the defendants liable for their actions. Washington. Catalog