Tuesday 19 June 4:55 p.m.
Fashion house Louis Vuitton's lawsuit
against THE HANGOVER PART II studio bosses has been dismissed by a U.S.
Bosses at the designer firm launched a legal battle against movie
executives last year (11), claiming a knock-off bag carried by Zach
Galifianakis' character in the comedy sequel caused brand confusion among
However on Friday (15Jun12) U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Carter
judge threw out the case, insisting viewers wouldn't be able to spot the bag as
a fake in the 25-second sequence.
A summary statement, obtained by The
Hollywood Reporter, reads, "The Court concludes that Louis Vuitton's
allegations of confusion are not plausible, let alone 'particularly