Did you ever wonder what happened in the Val Colbert declaratory judgment action against Chanel? The latter, evidently, was threatening to sue the former for selling jewelry made out of authentic Chanel buttons bearing the famous logo. The filing of the case got lots of attention... the settlement, not so much.
That story provides a good opportunity to examine the question of why companies with famous clothing brands, especially luxury brands, work so hard to prevent the resale of accessories on the Internet, including eBay.
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