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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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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