Hermès asks court to halt sales of MetaBirkin NFTs following recent jury decision By Cointelegraph

Hermès International, the French luxury fashion house, has requested a Manhattan federal court to block artist Mason Rothschild from marketing or owning his “MetaBirkin” non-fungible tokens (NFTs) following a recent jury decision that found Rothschild had violated Hermes’ trademark rights in its famous Birkin bagsas Reported by Reuters.

According to the report by Reuters, the court filing from Hermes on Friday stated that Rothschild had continued to promote his NFTs even after a nine-member jury found Rothschild liable for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and “cybersquatting,” awarding Hermès $133,000 in damages. . In light of this, the luxury company has requested the court to mandate that Rothschild stop using the “Birkin” trademark and hand over the MetaBirkins website, the NFTs he still possesses, and his earnings from the token sales since the trial to Hermès.