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.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)