Luxury retailer Burberry has won £180m (£114m) in two judgements against a network of Chinese websites selling and distributing fake Burberry goods.

The company, known for its tartan pattern and trench coats, was battling against China-based counterfeiters who were found to be selling replica Burberry products, such as handbags, scarves and ties and using the Burberry name.

As well as winning the damages, Burberry won custody of the 236 counterfeit sites used to sell the fake goods and will have the right to shut the sites down.

A statement from Burberry said: “Counterfeit goods area a major industry issue, impacting brands and customers alike, and we appreciate that the court understands the importance of protecting brands against such infringements.”