How cute are these Hermes inspired totes by ThursdayFriday!? To bad Hermes did not think they were cute they are suing the small accessory company. Now this isn't your typical counterfeit lawsuit, Hermes is taking the accessories company Thursday Friday to court for selling canvas totes with images of the classic Hermes Birkin printed on them.
The lawsuit paperwork states, "Hermes created, manufactures and sells the iconic 'Birkin' handbag. Through enormous sales, publicity and media attention, the appearance of the Birkin Bag has become immediately recognizable to millions of women. Defendant is selling cotton tote bags which bear on each of their surfaces, a color photograph of the corresponding surfaces of what appears to be a Birkin Bag, Defendant is simply riding on the reputation and recognition of the Birkin Bag to sell its otherwise generic tote bags. In so doing, Defendant is creating confusion among the public and is putting Plaintiff's reputation at risk."Examiner.com