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Fashion Giant American Eagle Seeks to Reign in Cab Company’s Use of Eagle Mark
Posted on 6 Feb 2013 by Travis Burchart

Under federal law , a person can't own an eagle. In fact, a person can't even own the feather from an eagle. Federal law notwithstanding, nothing prevents a person from owning the representation of an eagle, which is what American Eagle, the... Read More

Instructions for blogging on Fashion Design Protection
Posted on 6 Jun 2008 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

Welcome to the LexisNexis Copyright Law Center. If you are interested in blogging on Fashion Design Protection issues, new users must first create an account . During the registration process, please check the “Become a contributor” box... Read More

The Debate Continues
Posted on 31 Jul 2009 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

As we wait to hear what was happening with the Design Piracy Protection Bill, designers and their lawyers have been actively defending their rights. And, Law Review Article, two law professors - C. Scott Hemphill, Associate. Prof. of Law , Columbia Law... Read More

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: @theForefront: The Celebrity Fashion Tweet
Posted on 7 May 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Perhaps the most remarkable feature of the current hyper-digital age is the ever-shrinking gap between the celebrity and everyman. Nowhere is this phenomenon more apparent than in the realm of the celebrity tweet. Twitter, the pervasive microblogging... Read More

To Moniteur or Not to Monitor, That is eBay’s Question
Posted on 29 Jul 2008 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

There are two sides to every coin, and in light of recent judgments, it looks like eBay’s coin is coming up heads in Europe and tails in the United States. In France, a court recently ordered eBay to pay approximately $60 million to the fashion... Read More