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FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Hermes International vs. Thursday Friday Inc., 11cv0580 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 28, 2011)
Posted on 23 Feb 2011 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

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... Read More

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Devi Kroell Inc & Azzurro Capital Inc vs. Gracelia Chiurazzi, 650400-2011 (N.Y. Gen. Term 2/15/11)
Posted on 22 Feb 2011 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

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... Read More

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Louis Vuitton Achieves Genuine Victory Over Flea Market's Phony Sales
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

By Tyler Baker Luxury brand titan Louis Vuitton recently achieved a significant victory over counterfeiting of its designer products. In an action brought in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Louis Vuitton sued the Eisenhauer... Read More

The Worth Collection Claims Jeweler Is Unworthy of Trademark’s Use
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

The Worth Collection, which sells clothing, jewelry and fashion accessories, recently filed suit against a Florida business that sells jewelry and fashion accessories under the mark and trade name "The Worth Collection." According to the... Read More

Valuing the Invaluable: US Government Looks at IP’s Contribution to Economy
Posted on 16 Apr 2012 by Ashlee Froese

By Ashlee Froese of Gilbert's LLP The US Commerce Department, in conjunction with the US Patent and Trademarks Office, recently issued a report that looked at the economic contributions of intellectual property to the US economy. It's no joke... Read More

Fashion Law: A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives and Attorneys - Now Searchable on
Posted on 12 Mar 2012 by brian.scanlon placeholder

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... Read More