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Belstaff awarded $42M after victorious counterfeiting suit

October 13, 2015

British apparel and accessories brand Belstaff has won a lawsuit that resulted in the closure of more than 650 counterfeit Web sites.

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Tiffany protects trademark after court rules in its favor

September 9, 2015

U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co. has won its trademark infringement lawsuit against wholesale club Costco in a New York court.

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Hugo Boss fined $1.8M for safety and health breaches

September 8, 2015

German fashion label Hugo Boss is being fined $1.8 million for health and safety violations that led to the death of a child in one of its stores in Britain in 2013.

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Online anti-counterfeiting strategies preserve brand equity: NetNames

August 24, 2015

Counterfeiting has had an extensive impact on luxury goods and is set to keep pace with technology, creating challenges and opportunities to stop the production of these items through authentication practices.

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Gucci makes substantial gains in counterfeit lawsuit against Alibaba

August 17, 2015

Italian fashion label Gucci is making significant headway in the ongoing fight to prevent counterfeiting with a recent win in its lawsuit against Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba.

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Chinese counterfeiting continues to thrive despite resistance

August 6, 2015

This year a number of luxury brands and retailers have begun to take action against the increasingly important problem of counterfeit goods in China.

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Aston Martin, Anya Hindmarch, Michael Kors and Gucci – News briefs

July 30, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Aston Martin looks at more than 10 sites for new factory; Anya Hindmarch’s luxury sticker success; Michael Kors targets landlords with counterfeiting suit; Gucci owner calls for Hong Kong rent cuts as market wilts.

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EU fashion sector sees sales loss of 9.7pc due to counterfeiting

July 24, 2015

Each year, more than $28.5 billion in profits is lost in the European Union due to counterfeit apparel and accessories, according to a new report by the EU Observatory.

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Mandarin Oriental keeps consumers informed with data breach update

July 14, 2015

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is keeping consumers updated on the recent data breech that resulted in hackers stealing credit card information from hotel guests.

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Fordham, CFDA launch first fashion law degrees

June 23, 2015

Fordham Law School is launching master’s degree programs in fashion law, which the college claims are the first of their kind in the world.

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