Intellectual Property

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Intellectual Property Counseling & Litigation
Posted on 14 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Patent Community Staff

Intellectual Property Counseling & Litigation is a comprehensive practice guide for intellectual property law attorneys. Written by leading U.S. intellectual property attorneys, this 7-volume work covers litigation procedure and strategy from complaint... Read More

FREE DOWNLOAD - Complaint: Coach. Inc. and Coach Services. Inc., v. Robina Boutique. Zafar A. Quresh and Does I through 10, Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-02476-RMB –JS, United States District Court District of New Jersey
Posted on 18 May 2010 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

Yet another anti-counterfeiting case, but this case is especially interesting because, in addition to the trademark and trade dress claims, there is a true copyright infringement claim based on design elements. Read the complain in Coach. Inc. and... Read More

Posted on 4 May 2010 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

Community Members who follow the Fashion Industry Law page ( ) would be well advised to delve into this new work. FASHION LAW is a comprehensive survey of the legal... Read More

Design Protection and the Fashion Industry: Fashion Week or Fashion Weak?
Posted on 4 Mar 2010 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

Fashion Week in New York - 1000's of new designs will be unveiled to the public But what will happen to the new designs that are most appealing? What protections exist for the creators of these designs? View the February 17, 2010 Fashion... Read More

Intellectual Property Protection for Fashion Designs
Posted on 5 Aug 2011 by Arina Shulga

So far, the U.S. laws offer little IP protection to fashion designers. As a result, fashion designs are copied freely by many. The U.S. copyright law does not extend protection to the overall design of clothing (the "useful" articles are... Read More

Stretchline Sues H&M: FREE DOWNLOAD - Complaint, Stretchline IP LTD v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz, 10cv00371 (ED VA)
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by Martha Nimmer

Unlike trademark or copyright enforcement actions, patent litigation is usually not the route apparel companies take to protect their designs. Stretchline Intellectual Properties Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of textiles, has bucked this trend... Read More