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Recommended Reading: FASHION LAW, A GUIDE FOR FASHION DESIGNERS, FASHION EXECUTIVES AND ATTORNEYS

Community Members who follow the Fashion Industry Law page ( http://www.lexisnexis.com/Community/copyright-trademarklaw/landing-page.aspx?Item=301 ) would be well advised to delve into this new work. FASHION LAW is a comprehensive survey of the legal issues of the industry, covering not only US and...

FREE DOWNLOAD - Complaint: Coach. Inc. and Coach Services. Inc., v. Robina Boutique. Zafar A. Quresh and Does I through 10, Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-02476-RMB –JS, United States District Court District of New Jersey

Yet another anti-counterfeiting case, but this case is especially interesting because, in addition to the trademark and trade dress claims, there is a true copyright infringement claim based on design elements. Read the complain in Coach. Inc. and Coach Services. Inc., v. Robina Boutique. Zafar...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Devi Kroell Inc & Azzurro Capital Inc vs. Gracelia Chiurazzi, 650400-2011 (N.Y. Gen. Term 2/15/11)

On February 15, Devi Kroell Inc. and Azzorro Capital Inc. v. Graciela Chiurazzi was filed in the New York Supreme Court, New York County. The plaintiffs are investors in the business of Ms. Chiurazzi, a/k/a Devi Kroell, who as part of the investment transaction assigned IP and publicity rights associated...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Devi Kroell Inc & Azzurro Capital Inc vs. Gracelia Chiurazzi, 650400-2011 (N.Y. Gen. Term 2/15/11)

On February 15, Devi Kroell Inc. and Azzorro Capital Inc. v. Graciela Chiurazzi was filed in the New York Supreme Court, New York County. The plaintiffs are investors in the business of Ms. Chiurazzi, a/k/a Devi Kroell, who as part of the investment transaction assigned IP and publicity rights associated...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Hermes International vs. Thursday Friday Inc., 11cv0580 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 28, 2011)

Recently, Hermès International filed a federal complaint in New York against a defendant who sold a cloth tote bag bearing photographs on its exterior surfaces of the corresponding exterior surfaces of Hermès's iconic Birkin bag. Hermès is suing for false designation of origin...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Hermes International vs. Thursday Friday Inc., 11cv0580 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 28, 2011)

Recently, Hermès International filed a federal complaint in New York against a defendant who sold a cloth tote bag bearing photographs on its exterior surfaces of the corresponding exterior surfaces of Hermès's iconic Birkin bag. Hermès is suing for false designation of origin...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion / Motion to Dismiss Trademark Claim - Hermès International v. Thursday Friday, 11 Civ. 580 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 07, 2011)

Thursday Friday's Motion to Dismiss and supporting Memorandum of Law puts forth some novel and interesting interpretations of trademark law. View or download the entire motion from Hermès International v. Thursday Friday, 11 Civ. 580 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 07, 2011) For more information...

Fashion Law: A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives and Attorneys - Now Searchable on Lexis.com

The global fashion and apparel industry has grown to represent a $3 trillion market. Therefore, a new area of law is required to help guide fashion designers and executives through the legal quandaries peculiar to fashion. Fashion Law: A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives and Attorneys addresses...