Intellectual Property

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Artistic Freedom v. Louis Vuitton's Community Design Rights
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 by Caroline Hooper

COURT OF THE HAGUE, DECISION OF 27 JANUARY 2011 Louis Vuitton claimed an ex-parte court order against the artist Nadia Plesner for infringing its Community design rights in the "Multicolor Canvas" pattern by using the picture of a Louis... Read More

The Coach legal team has had a busy summer - FREE DOWNLOAD: Complaint - Coach v. Lafidale Inc. (S.D. Cal.)
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by Martha Nimmer

Earlier this month, Coach filed suit in the Southern District of California, alleging trademark counterfeiting, trademark infringement, false designation of origin and false advertising, trademark dilution, California trademark dilution and common... Read More

Louis Vuitton and The Hangover II: A Trademark Battle between Beauty and the Beast
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Travis Burchart

How come The Hangover II can't keep its grubby mitts out of IP law. Last year, the movie did a bit of copyright battle with Mike Tyson's tattoo artist . That makes a little sense; boxing, tattoos and hangovers might fit into some sort of loose... Read More

Damages/Fees Recommended in Fendi Adele’s Trademark Infringement Action against Seller of Counterfeit Fendi Bags – FREE DOWNLOAD
Posted on 19 May 2011 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

Plaintiffs Fendi Adele, et al. are designers, manufacturers and importers of branded Fendi bags and own the trademarks and other intellectual property rights associated with Fendi merchandise. Plaintiffs sued defendant Ashley Reed Trading on claims of... Read More

Coach Cracks Down – FREE DOWNLOAD/Complaint: Coach v. Calion Inc. (C.D. Cal.)
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by Martha Nimmer

On Monday, Coach brought suit against Calion, Inc., a California company doing business as Fantastic Handbag. Coach alleges trademark infringement and trademark dilution, and related claims of unfair competition and trademark dilution under the statutory... Read More