Updated at 2:10 PM PDT with analysis from attorney Heather McDonald.
Tiffany & Co. announced on Monday that it is appealing a recent federal court decision that said eBay is not responsible for policing counterfeit listings on its auction site.
In July, U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan ruled that eBay could not be forced by trademark law to examine individual auction listings. "The law is clear," he wrote. "It is the trademark owner's burden to police its mark."
"We believe that legal errors were made in this decision, and we have every … Read more