May 24, 2019– Crocs, Inc. (Nasdaq: CROX), a world leader in innovative casual footwear for women, men and children, today announced that recent raids in West Bengal, India, resulted in the seizure of hundreds of pairs of counterfeit Crocs products, including bags and footwear, as well as two arrests. The raids are part of Crocs’ proactive anti-counterfeit enforcement campaign with local authorities.
“Crocs takes its intellectual property
very seriously and will continue to aggressively protect the brand against
those who unfairly trade off Crocs’ goodwill,” said Sara Hoverstock, Vice
President and Associate General Counsel.
The recent raids were carried out
againstNew Shalimar Shoes, D.S. Gurung Road, C.K. Chowk, Kalimpong-734301, West
Bengaland against Jay Maa Trading Company, Seth Shreelal Market,
Siliguri-734004, West Bengal, India.
The owners of the stores were arrested
and goods seized from both raids are stored in a police warehouse and will be
produced before the Magistrate in due course of the proceedings.
Crocs, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CROX) is a world leader in innovative casual footwear for women, men and
children, combining comfort and style with a value that consumers know and
love. The vast majority of shoes within Crocs’ collection contains Croslite™
material, a proprietary, molded footwear technology, delivering extraordinary
comfort with each step.
In 2019, Crocs
declares that expressing yourself and being comfortable are not mutually
exclusive. To learn more about Crocs or our global Come As You Are™ campaign,
please visit www.crocs.com or follow @Crocs on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.