L'Oreal Loses To eBay In The UK This Time… Where Else Will It Try?
from the if-you-fail...-just-sue-elsewhere dept
You may recall that L’Oreal has been on an incredibly misguided legal campaign against eBay, blaming the company for the fact that some of its users are selling fake L’Oreal products on the site. Rather than go after the actual counterfeiters, L’Oreal insists that eBay’s at fault. After losing its lawsuit in Belgium last summer, the company filed nearly identical lawsuits in the UK, France, Germany and Spain, hoping that somewhere one of those courts would side with it. So far, it’s not looking good. Two weeks back, even France sided with eBay, even though it had ruled otherwise in similar cases. And now comes the news that late last week, the UK sided with eBay as well. At some point, will L’Oreal finally realize that maybe it’s barking up the wrong tree?