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News: Moët Hennessy sued a wine auction house for passing off a fake as Krug champagne and infringing on Moët Hennessy's trademarks

Resources: The auctioneer is generally under an obligation to describe the vendor's property with such care as it is necessary to ensure that a proper price is obtained. This case reminds us of the importance in ascertaining the scope and duties of an auctioneer.

Find out more in:

Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong, on Auction [30.016]

Intellectual Property in Hong Kong (Passing Off  and Trademarks)

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