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LVMH is suing a wine merchant over 10-year-old trademark dispute

French luxury group LVMH is suing a wine merchant in Hong Kong over an alleged trademark i…

Harry Potter cafe - Mong Kok

Warner Bros sues Harry Potter-themed Hong Kong cafe

The 9¾ Harry Potter-themed Hong Kong cafe has been sued by Warner Bros for copyright infr…


Family on trial for laundering stolen Bonjour cash

Family on trial for laundering $40 million allegedly fraudulently obtained from beauty ret…

Counterfeit clothing

Hong Kong Customs seize $2.5 million worth of fake clothing

Hong Kong Customs have seized counterfeit clothing with a street value of $2.5 million aft…

Funny excited young woman in checkered shirt shouting in megaphone over yellow background

Tai Po retailers fined for repeated noise offences

​Four chain vegetable and fresh meat shops at Lane-Square in Tai Po have been fined afte…

Pooey Puitton

Entertainment giant launches Louis Vuitton parody Pooey Puitton

MGA Entertainment moves to protect Pooey Puitton, its “parody” of the Louis Vuitton.

Counterfeit cosmetics

Customs officers seize counterfeit cosmetics

Hong Kong Customs has seized more than 1300 items of suspected counterfeit cosmetics after…

Richemont new member

Richemont joins Alibaba’s IP alliance on brand protection

Global luxury group Richemont has joined the Alibaba-led IP alliance between the e-commerc…

Supreme Italia

Samsung in strife over Supreme Italia collaboration

Samsung has found itself in storm over “legally fake” brand collaboration with Supreme…

Silence - shh, noisy, loud

Beauty Land convicted of excessive store noise levels

Hong Kong retailers have been warned to be careful with their store noise levels after a c…


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