UGG is an American footwear company and a division of Deckers Brands. UGG is a registered trademark in the United States and over 130 other countries for footwear, as well as bags, clothing, outerwear, home goods and other products.
In Australia, the name “ugg” is a generic term for sheepskin boots, often worn locally as slippers. In the US, it is a brand – and big business for one company. This has set off an intriguing legal battle, writes Julian Lorkin. Tourists walking past Melbourne’s famous Coop’s Shot Tower mall are often drawn .