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Chanel Sues 399 Sites

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Luxury fashion house Chanel has launched a sweeping lawsuit, naming 399 e-commerce sites as defendants, accusing them of selling counterfeit products under the Chanel moniker. Chanel is the latest in three big-name luxury retailers to file such a lawsuit. Business Week reports: "The Tiffany lawsuit filed April 18 targets 223 unnamed website operators, including several that are also named in the Chanel case. The Louis Vuitton lawsuit, filed May 9, identifies 182 websites as defendants." [Business Week]