The Knock-off Trade: The Rising Cost of Counterfeiting by Matthew Thurlow


The knock-off trade has just got a bit more risky.

The recent decision of the Federal Court in Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. et al. v. Lin Pi-Chu Yang et al. awarded extensive damages against counterfeiters that had exhibited a pattern of such behaviour. That decision reinforces the position taken by the same court in Microsoft Corporation v. Cerelli et al.

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