Hermès Against eBay

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Without releasing any camouflage edition, Hermès enrolls the counterfeit war and claims 30,000 euros from Ebay at the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Troyes, France.

All that because eBay allegedly permitted transactions with fake Hermès and also took commission on the sales. Believing this to be an unfair war against counterfeiting because they’re going for the nearest head to roll, I hope eBay wins. Of course, making eBay fall for $47,000 it’s symbolic and the next step in this demonstrative war would be closing down every import from China and claiming $50,000…

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(via vogue, photos ebay, hermes)


#1 Adriana on 04.09.08 at 2:36 pm

Team eBay!

#2 Michelle on 04.10.08 at 9:11 am

I can’t see how Ebay stays on top of all the fake versus authentic items and it’s interesting that they are being held liable instead of the sellers. I hope Ebay wins as well.

#3 Rock.The.Trend. on 04.10.08 at 10:40 am

Same here, I don’t think they should get the blame, it’s not totally their fault. If I am not wrong, Gucci tried sueing ebay for the same matter before, god knows how the lawsuit ended!

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