JUDGMENT VS. IMPOSTERS: Jewelry retailer John Hardy Ltd. won a consent judgment for a permanent injunction and other relief against Real Imposters. The judgment includes an award of $1.3 million, as well as attorney's fees and costs. Jay Friedman, president of Real Imposters, said he knowingly copied 26 John Hardy designs, including the silver Kali cuff, Palu pendants and Jaisalmer ring. As part of the judgment, Friedman must cancel the domain names realimposters.com and impostersjewls.com and inform all his customers that he has been sued and is prohibited from selling any John Hardy replicas.

GEORGE FELDENKREIS WAY: Perry Ellis International Inc. celebrated its 40th anniversary May 31 in Miami, when the city honored Perry Ellis chairman and chief executive officer George Feldenkreis by renaming 107th Avenue George Feldenkreis Way. Born in Cuba to Russian immigrants, Feldenkreis fled Cuba for Miami with his wife and infant son in 1961. In 1967, he and his brother founded Supreme International, now a division of Perry Ellis International.

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