Uggs Maker Sues To Stamp Out Online Sales Of Knockoffs

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 10:00 PM EST) -- Deckers Outdoor Corp., owner of the Ugg footwear brand, sued a host of unnamed foreign-based Internet stores for trademark infringement in Illinois federal court Monday, alleging they created hundreds of Web stores with unauthorized Ugg branding to sell counterfeit boots.

Deckers is seeking an injunction banning the sellers from owning or operating the Web stores; triple damages of all profits the defendants made; and statutory damages of $2 million per instance of infringement and $100,000 per Web store domain, according to Monday's complaint.

Deckers attorney Justin...
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