According to SecuringIndustry.com, the hand bag manufacturer Coach was awarded by anIllinois Federal Court, $267 mimmion judgment against hundreds of Internet sites selling counterfeit versions of its products.
The US company also got ownership of more than 570 domain names used by counterfeiters to sell handbags, purses, shoes and other accessories falsely claiming to be authentic Coach products.
All of the domains used the word ‘Coach’ in the domain name.
The company’s general counsel Todd Kahn is quoted as saying:
“This judgment should serve as a warning to everyone involved in any aspect of trafficking in counterfeit goods that Coach will find you and will seek to impose the harshest penalties available against you,”