Louis Vuitton Malletier and Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp. reached a final judgment on consent and a permanent injunction in pending trademark litigation in Manhattan federal court on Sept. 6. The original lawsuit was filed in April 2004 against Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp., Four Seasons Handbags Co. and Industech International Inc. The lawsuit — seeking injunctive relief and damages — was filed for alleged trademark counterfeiting and infringement, false designation of origin, trademark dilution, unfair competition, injury to business reputation and false and deceptive business practices. Burlington Coat filed an answer to the complaint denying any wrongdoing, according to legal documents. The parties reached an agreement to resolve the case without an admission of liability. Burlington Coat agreed to the permanent injunction and final judgment.
Cartier, a division of Richemont North America Inc., and Cartier International NV and Andrew Andrew, Andrew Granger, Andrew Summer and The Future Perfect reached a final judgment on consent in litigation over alleged trademark infringement. According to legal documents filed in Manhattan federal court, the parties entered into a settlement agreement to resolve the case without admissions of guilt. The lawsuit was filed in February of this year over alleged infringement of Cartier’s screw motif trade dress design. Details of the settlement agreement were not available.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"