What’s in a Name? Gucci vs Gucci

On July 16, 2010, the luxury goods company Gucci, owned by PPR, obtained an interim injunction against the unauthorized use of the name Elisabetta Gucci throughout the E.U. Ms. Elisabetta Gucci, a great-granddaughter of the fashion house's founder, in her capacity of artistic director of an...

More Tales of the House of Gucci - FREE DOWNLOAD: Report and Recommendations, Gucci v. Jennifer Gucci, 07 Civ. 6820 (S.D.N.Y.)

On September 7, Judge James C. Francis IV issued his Report and Recommendations in the long-running case of Gucci America, Inc. v. Jennifer Gucci et al . On August 4, 2009, Judge Richard M. Berman entered a finding of wilful infringement against the defendants and enjoined members of the Gucci...

Guess Again

In the midst of New York Fashion Week, Judge Shira Sheindlein delivered a stylish valentine to the fashion law community in the case of Gucci v. Guess?, Inc. , 2012 US.Dist.LEXIS 18497 (February 14, 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], in which Gucci has asserted trademark...

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Battle of the G's Rages On: Gucci's $124 Million Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement Lawsuit Against Guess? Withstands Summary Judgment

By Shannon King The multi-million dollar trademark and trade dress dispute between Italian fashion label Gucci and American designer Guess?, Inc. ("Guess?") marches on toward trial as Judge Shira Scheindlin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York largely...