eBay Fined by Paris Commerical Court



ebay_logo.jpgeBay was fined Tueday by The Paris Commercial Court for the unlawful marketing on its site of Christian Dior, Kenzo, Givenchy and Guerlain perfumes, according to a press release from LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

This judgment follows the ruling against eBay by the court on June 30th, 2008 which found eBay guilty of serious neglect of its obligation to respect selective distribution networks. The court also ordered eBay to discontinue its illegal practices.

According to LVMH, the Court has stated that adverts using the brand names Christian Dior, Kenzo, Givenchy or Guerlain have continued to be posted on the eBay site, resulting in the tribunal ordering eBay to pay EUR 1.7 million in penalties.