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Facts About Fashion Fakes

In Reports, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Arlington, VA–To mark the 10th anniversary of World Intellectual Property Day this week, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) released a fact sheet identifying the impact counterfeiting has on the U.S. apparel, accessories and footwear industries. “Each year, footwear, apparel, and fashion accessories rank at the top of the …

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Coach Sues Dallas Retailer Over Alleged Fakes

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Dallas–Coach Inc. is suing Sam Moon Trading Co., saying the Dallas-based fashion accessories retailer prominently displays and sells counterfeit Coach handbags and wallets in its stores. The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S. District Court in Dallas, claims the sale of the handbags dilutes Coach’s trademark. Investigators purchased four handbags at Sam Moon stores …