Video: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's Intellectual Property Program – Grey Goods & Fake Goods 2010

Source is a critical signal of value in the fashion industry. This value is often a vulnerability, however, as the industry's most coveted brands struggle to maintain the appeal and exclusivity of their marks amid a thriving gray market for knock-off goods. Recently, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School...

Gray Wine Leaves Bitter Taste in Importer’s Mouth: Wine Manufacturer/Distributor Secure Consent Injunction against Gray Market Wine Imports

Santa Margherita S.p.A., based in Venice, Italy, is the source of pinot grigio wines authorized exclusively for sale in the United Sates by Paterno Imports (d/b/a Terlato Wine International). In January, Santa Margherita and Paterno Imports sued (11cv843/C.D. CA) Thomas Wine Imports, accusing Thomas...