FREE DOWNLOAD: Complaint - Coach, INC., et al. v. City of Chicago, d/b/a New Maxwell Street Mark, et al., Case 1:10-cv-03108 (N.D. Ill.)

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - : COACH, INC. and COACH SERVICES...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Complaint - Coach, INC., et al. v. Montana Charlie's of Illinois, INC. d/b/a Montana Charlie's Flea Market, et al., Case 1:10-cv-03751, (N.D. Ill.)

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION COACH, INC. and COACH SERVICES, INC., Plaintiffs, Case No. v. MONTANA CHARLIE'S OF ILLINOIS, INC. d/b/a MONTANA CHARLIE'S FLEA MARKET, SAI YUJ CHEN, GING FANG CHEN...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Complaint - Coach, INC., et al. v. The Buyer's Market, Inc., an Illinois Corporation, d/b/a Buyer's Flea Market, et al., Case 1:10-cv-03781 (N.D. Ill.)

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION COACH, INC. and COACH SERVICES, INC., Plaintiffs, Case No. v. THE BUYER'S MARKET, INC., AN ILLINOIS CORPORATION, d/b/a BUYER'S FLEA MARKET, and DOES 1 through100, Defendants...

Tacori Sues Hearts on Fire – FREE DOWNLOADS/Complaints, Tacori v. Hearts on Fire (C.D. Cal) and Van Cleef & Arpels v. Heidi Klum et al. (S.D.N.Y.)

In a 215-page complaint filed in the Central District of California, jewelry designer Tacori Enterprises alleges that Hearts on Fire Company, LLC, a Boston-based jewelry wholesaler and manufacturer, engaged in copyright and trade dress infringement. Tacori has also raised a California unfair competition...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Trade Dress Complaint, Miss Matched vs. The Dress Barn, 10 cv 7124 (SDNY)

This complaint is a reminder that with all of the discussion of new theories of design protection, there is still room for a classic trade dress suit. Please click on the link at the top of the post to view or download the entire complaint from Miss Matched vs. The Dress Barn, 10 cv 7124...

Confusion in the Sixth Circuit over the TrafFix Functionality Standard and the Value of Copying

Excerpt: The extension of trademark law protection to product configurations has led to complications and confusion. The Supreme Court's attempts to clarify the law of trade dress protection have been insufficient, as we see in this Sixth Circuit opinion, in which the majority and dissenting opinions...

Bundle Up – Litigation Can Be Chilly

A potentially big Canadian fashion law dispute caught our attention last week and we couldn’t wait to tell you all about it. Canada Goose is taking on Sears Canada over Sears’ sale of allegedly infringing jackets. Below is a summary of Canada Goose’s claims against Sears: - Canada...