1. The Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act - Fashion Industry Friend or Faux?
Unlike their European Union counterparts, where protection of fashion designs has always been a part of the legal and cultural "fabric," for years the U.S. has lagged behind and failed to provide a clear framework for . . . .
2. Costco v Omega: Supreme Court to Address Gray Goods Market and First Sale Doctrine
On April 19, 2010, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to review the 9th Circuit's decision in Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega, S.A. The grant has broad implications for companies who sell copyrightable goods at different . . . .
3. L.A. Idol and Levi's
Denim litigation is becoming a hot trend in fashion design law.
L.A. Idol Fashion, a California-based fashion company specializing in women's jeans, filed suit against G & S Collection . . . .
4. PRC Trademark Enforcement: Shanghai Appeal Court Ruling Sparks Controversy over OEM Infringement Liability - Issue 4, June 2010
In November 2009, the Shanghai Higher People's Court affirmed a lower-court decision that exempted an OEM producing infringing goods from trademark infringement liability, on the grounds that Chinese consumers would . . . .
5. Christian Louboutin Sues for Trademark Infringement - FREE DOWNLOAD/Complaint
Christian Louboutin filed suit on Monday in the Southern District of New York, claiming federal trademark infringement, trademark counterfeiting, trademark dilution, unfair competition and false designation of origin.
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