In the midst of New York Fashion Week, Judge Shira
Sheindlein delivered a stylish valentine to the fashion law community in the case
of Gucci v. Guess?, Inc. , 2012 US.Dist.LEXIS 18497 (February 14, 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ],
in which Gucci has asserted trademark...
On March 13, Vernon Bruce Hoeksema ("Hoeksema") commenced an
action in the Southern District of New York (12 CIV 1841) against Asprey
International Ltd. ('Asprey")and John P. Rigas ("Rigas") asserting claims of
breach of contract, common law fraud, fraud in the inducement...
"Pinterest is a $7.7 Billion Company." (quoted from Debra
Borchardt, "Pinterest Is a $7.7 Billion Company," Forbes , April 16, 2012, accessed April 17, 2012, http://onforb.es/IQd1UO ).
Forbes , based on Pinterest's large and growing usage numbers . Forbes
On May 14, in a
non-precedential opinion , the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") in the
matter of PRL U.S.A. Holdings, Inc. v.
Thread Pit, Inc . cancelled Thread Pit's registration of the mark:
Thread Pit's mark for
"t-shirts and collared polo shirts" was...