Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014
Laura Buccellati and Lily Azel, business partners in Laura Buccellati, LLC, announced that its crowd-funding campaign has received significant support. According to analytics on the crowd-funding website Indiegogo, messages of solidarity and contributions have come from 39 countries including the U.S, United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, France, Poland, Austria, Romania, Spain, Australia, Lebanon, Argentina, India, Taiwan and more.
Laura Buccellati says, "The moral support and solidarity with our struggle has also increased the number of inquiries about our handbags and leather goods. We are very grateful and humbled by the love and support we have received from so many people as we now prepare for our day in court. Our trial is scheduled for March 24th, 2014."
Clessidra, SGR, a private equity firm managing over $1.8 billion in investment funds, bought a controlling interest in Buccellati Holdings, Italia for a reported $100 million in March 2013. A month later, Buccellati filed a legal action for trademark infringement against Laura Buccellati, LLC, a small, two-woman business operating out of Laura Buccellati's apartment in Miami, Florida. US District Court – Southern District of Florida Case 1:13-cv-21297-KMM.
Crowd-funding is a method of raising capital in small amounts from a large group of people using the Internet and social media.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Please help us have our day in court by donating on the Indiegogo site:
ABOUT LAURA BUCCELLATI (THE COMPANY)
Creator and founder Laura Buccellati designs her line of handmade carryalls for the discriminating handbag connoisseur. The stylish, modern line is rooted in the belief that a handbag should be both appealing and of superior quality with feminine flair. Each fine leather good is made from the finest exotic skins, including crocodile, ostrich, stingray, lizard and suede. Each piece is hand-crafted with the utmost commitment to detail by skilled Italian artisans. Every step of the production process incorporates authentic old-world craftsmanship. Luxurious, high-quality, chic and yet sophisticated and functional, Laura Buccellati creates timeless designs that become forever bags.