Bottega Veneta Int’l, S.A.R.L. v. Xuefeng Pan, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2264 (S.D. Fla. Jan. 5, 2011)

Plaintiff Bottega Veneta International, S.A.R.L.’s (“Bottega”) filed an Ex Parte Application for Entry of a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction against Xuefeng Pan (“Xuefeng”), d/b/a the website Bottega manufactures and designs luxury leather goods, handbags and apparel; and owns the appropriate registered trademarks. Xuefeng offered counterfeit Bottega goods on the allegedly infringing website. The website was discovered by investigators for Bottega. No counsel for Xuefeng appeared at the hearing. The court found the evidence was strong enough to prove likelihood of success on the merits and entered the preliminary injunction.