Monday, 10 May 2010
In the U.S, Versace has been awarded US $20 million (AU $22.5 million) in damages for wilful counterfeiting.
“The award is the highest ever given to an Italian company defending its brand,” Versace said. Click here to read more at BBC News.
Image courtesy of BBC News. It shows Donatella Versace, co-owner and designer of Versace.
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