Luke Norris

Nike to Close Down 20 Fake Sneaker Websites

Luke Norris
Nike to Close Down 20 Fake Sneaker Websites
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After Off-White™ sued a number of fake retailersNike has become the latest brand to seriously clamp down on counterfeit sales. In a new lawsuit at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Nike has won the rights to 20 fake sneaker websites which had been registered in bad faith and so have been transferred to the US-based label.

The list of newly-acquired websites includes “nikeairmax97.com,” “shopsnikeukoutlet.com” and “nike-trademark.com.” While some of the sites are still online, many already redirecting to the official Nike web store. Prior to the ruling, all of the sites had previously been registered by one person.

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