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FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Devi Kroell Inc & Azzurro Capital Inc vs. Gracelia Chiurazzi, 650400-2011 (N.Y. Gen. Term 2/15/11)

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 transaction assigned IP and publicity rights associated...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Devi Kroell Inc & Azzurro Capital Inc vs. Gracelia Chiurazzi, 650400-2011 (N.Y. Gen. Term 2/15/11)

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 transaction assigned IP and publicity rights associated...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Hermes International vs. Thursday Friday Inc., 11cv0580 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 28, 2011)

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 is suing for false designation of origin...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion Complaint - Hermes International vs. Thursday Friday Inc., 11cv0580 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 28, 2011)

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 is suing for false designation of origin...

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fashion / Motion to Dismiss Trademark Claim - Hermès International v. Thursday Friday, 11 Civ. 580 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 07, 2011)

Thursday Friday's Motion to Dismiss and supporting Memorandum of Law puts forth some novel and interesting interpretations of trademark law. View or download the entire motion from Hermès International v. Thursday Friday, 11 Civ. 580 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 07, 2011) For more information...

Fashion Law: A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives and Attorneys - Now Searchable on Lexis.com

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, Fashion Executives and Attorneys addresses...

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Louis Vuitton Achieves Genuine Victory Over Flea Market's Phony Sales

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 Road Flea Market, its owner, Bruce L. Gore, and...

Valuing the Invaluable: US Government Looks at IP’s Contribution to Economy

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. It is estimated that intellectual property-intensive...

The Worth Collection Claims Jeweler Is Unworthy of Trademark’s Use

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 complaint, the defendants (WCPB) also operate a website...