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FTC v. Magui Publishers

FTC v. Magui Publishers, Inc., No. 89-3818 RSWL(GX) (C.D. Cal. 1991), aff’d, No. 91-55474 (9th Cir. 1993).


Defendants Magui Publishers and Pierre Marcand, its chairman and president, published and marketed prints they represented as Salvador Dali’s. The prints contained what was supposed to be Dali’s signature, but the prints were copies made by the defendants’ independent contractors. In a suit brought by the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal District Court of the Central District of California found that the defendants had engaged in fraudulent marketing and sales practices. The Court decided that. . . .

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