Advertising News & Analysis - May 4, 2012


In this issue:

- UGG, Hermes Score Victories Against Counterfeiters

- FTC Announces Preliminary Agenda for “DotCom Disclosures” Workshop

- CA Law, FTC Regulation Give Cause for Care With “Made in USA” Claims

- Court Refuses to Dismiss Celebrity Endorsement Breach of Contract Case

- Events

An excerpt from "UGG, Hermes Score Victories Against Counterfeiters"

This week, two leading apparel brands, Hermes and UGG Boots, were victorious against websites selling counterfeit goods.

Hermes won $100 million and permanent injunctions against websites selling counterfeit Birkin and Kelly bags online. Later in the week, UGG's parent company, Deckers Outdoor Corp., won $686 million in lawsuits against more than 3,000 China-based websites selling counterfeit UGGs.

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