Dispute Continues Over Distribution of Roger Dubuis Watches

The dispute continues over who is authorized to distribute luxury brand Roger Dubuis watches in North America. In June, Roger Dubuis North America, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., which was fired in November as distributor by the Swiss manufacturer, filed its case with a three-judge panel of the International Chamber of Commerce, convened in Geneva, to arbitrate the dispute. The process could take a year or more. Earlier, in May, it filed a multicount lawsuit in U.S. federal court in Chicago against a Midwest retailer, which was a former customer, and its watch service center. RDNA contends they unlawfully obtained and sold Roger Dubuis watches without its authorization but allegedly with the knowledge of the Swiss manufacturer. At press time, lawsuits against other alleged “infringers” were also possible, say RDNA officials. The watchmaker, Manufacture Roger Dubuis S.A., at press time, had
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