Tiffany Feeling Blue: SCOTUS Denies Certiorari in eBay case

Well, a long a protracted legal battle between Tiffany & Co. and eBay over the sale of counterfeit goods through eBay’s online auction site has come to an end that has Tiffany feeling at least as blue as its trademark color.  This past Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) denied certiorari to […]

Beyond VeRO: Using eBay’s Tools and Policies to a Rights Owner’s Advantage

Few would argue that the Internet has facilitated game-changing means and avenues for advertising, promotion and distribution of merchandise to the consumer.   Fewer still would argue that the electronic marketplace hasn’t been a boon for the attendant distribution of counterfeit and gray-market goods.   For eBay, the online auction giant, this problem has forced it to […]