American Eagle Outfitters and Retail Royalty Co. got a permanent injunction and consent judgment against Tala Brothers Corp., which does business as Low and Sweet, as well as David Talasazan and other unnamed firms on May 25.
NEW YORK — American Eagle Outfitters and Retail Royalty Co. got a permanent injunction and consent judgment against Tala Brothers Corp., which does business as Low and Sweet, as well as David Talasazan and other unnamed firms on May 25. The original lawsuit was filed March 2006 for alleged trademark counterfeiting and infringement. Manhattan federal Judge Robert W. Sweet ordered the defendants to pay the retailer $120,000 in damages according to the terms of the settlement agreement among the parties, court documents said.
Louis Vuitton Malletier filed a lawsuit against Kenny and Mary Jiang in a Florida federal court on May 25 for allegedly selling counterfeits. According to court documents, the defendants were accused of selling counterfeit accessories through a variety of online venues. Louis Vuitton asked for a preliminary and permanent injunction, damages and trial costs. The defendants could not be reached for comment.
Separately, Louis Vuitton Malletier filed a lawsuit in a Massachusetts federal court against Eleetra Harris and Khristas Treasure Chest for alleged trademark counterfeiting. Harris sold counterfeit Louis Vuitton goods through the Internet and other trade channels, according to court documents filed on May 25. Louis Vuitton asked for a permanent injunction, damages of as much as $1 million for each trademark infringement and trial costs. The defendant could not be reached for comment.
Cartier, a division of Richemont North America, and Cartier Int'l won a final judgment on consent against GL Web Enterprises and Leda Malaga in a lawsuit involving trademark litigation. According to court documents in a Manhattan federal court, the parties entered into a settlement agreement for an undisclosed sum. The lawsuit was filed over alleged infringements of Cartier's Tank Francaise trade dress.
Cosmetic Warriors Ltd. filed a trademark infringement lawsuit in a Chicago federal court against Lush Inc. over the use of the "Lush" and "Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics" trademarks. Cosmetic Warriors owns a related entity, Lush Ltd., which operates retail stores in the U.S. selling bath and beauty products made from natural ingredients. According to court documents filed May 22, the defendant, Lush Inc., is an Illinois corporation that uses the names Lush and Lush Salon/Spa associated with salon and spa services and hair care products. The defendant could not be reached for comment. Cosmetic Warriors asked the court for preliminary and permanent injunctions and damages.The Timberland Co. won a final judgment on consent and a permanent injunction in a trademark counterfeiting and infringement lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court. The judgment was approved on May 16. According to court documents filed on behalf of Timberland by Brian Brokate, a partner with the law firm Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, the lawsuit alleged that Salim Sadagheh and Shoe Town Inc. sold goods that violated Timberland's trademarks. The defendants were enjoined from selling the merchandise.
The annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Pacific Palisades this weekend drew Kate Hudson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Laura Dern and more. See pictures of the star-studded event on WWD.com. (📷: @chelsealaurenla) #wwdeye
In his new book “Hollywood Royale,” Andy Warhol’s Protégé Matthew Rolston celebrates the Eighties revival of Hollywood glamour. Featuring more than 100 portraits taken by Rolston from 1977 to 1993, the book contains photos of icons like Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, and @drewbarrymore, pictured here in 1991. “Hollywood Royale,” out today, will be accompanied by an exhibition opening at Los Angeles’ Fahey/Klein Gallery on March 1. #wwdeye
"Nowadays when life is not so happy with everything going on in the world, I think people come to me for a little bit of whimsy and color and fun." - Designer Rebecca De Ravenel on her cult-favorite jewelry line. (📸 : @vsteves) #wwd40
“Everyone is talking about how the retail industry is struggling, but I think it’s an incredible time because brands who are doing something different and innovative are setting themselves up for the future,” said @adamgoldston, who founded the luxury athletic brand @apl with his brother @ryangoldsten. The Goldston’s are part of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables. See the rest of the list on WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
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“It’s passion that helps get anybody to a certain point and it’s what’s propelled me,” said Kith founder @ronniefieg, one of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables who are changing the face of retail, fashion and beauty. Fieg, who opened a Manhattan flagship on October 7, began his career at age 13 as a stock boy and salesman for footwear chain David Z. “I think staying true to [my] beliefs, hard work and passion have gotten me to where [Kith] is today.” See the rest of the 40 at WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
25-year-old @samweaving is about to break out this fall, starring in Netflix’s horror film “The Babysitter,” fittingly out today on Friday the 13th. That’s not the only place you’ll be seeing her, though — Weaving’s got a role Showtime’s “SMILF” and another alongside Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Though she’s got a full plate at the moment, there’s one role she’s got her eye on: Marilyn Monroe. “I’m a little too young at the moment, but it’s on my bucket list,” the actress told WWD (📷: @dandoperalski) #wwdeye
BFF's Poppy Jamie and Suki Waterhouse celebrated the launch of their bag line Pop x Suki at Nordstrom last night. "The line is really about our friendship, and how we are so different but complement each other," said Waterhouse. 👯 (📷: Katie Jones) #wwdeye
After designing the new @louisvuitton and @bulgariofficial flagships and a @chanelofficial boutique opening in Japan, @petermarinoarchitect has another project on his plate: The Lobster Club. Located in the Seagram Building, it’s the famed architect’s first restaurant project in New York, serving up modern Japanese brasserie-style cuisine. Bronze hues, bespoke material detailing, blush and chartreuse tones and a heavy emphasis on Picasso can be seen throughout. Mark your calendars for Nov. 1 for the much-anticipated opening. (📷: @clint_spaulding) #wwdeye