18 January 2022TrademarksMuireann Bolger

Hermès sues ‘get rich quick’ creator of handbag NFTs

Hermès has accused a self-described artist who developed non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of the fashion brand’s iconic Birkin bag of trademark infringement.

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