Another London Label Winds Down Operations

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J. Crew Losses Narrow for 2016

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Hermes CEO Rules Out Change in Handbag Strategy

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Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Could Be a Coup for Fashion

A ruling in favor of copyright protection for design elements of cheerleading uniforms may have opened the door to more protection for the fashion industry.

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Supreme Court Rules Copyright Applies to Some Apparel Design Elements

In a long-awaited ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court said certain two-dimensional designs applied to apparel can be protected through copyright.

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Azrias Push Back on Termination of Lubov’s Employment

A lawsuit on behalf of Max and Lubov Azria seek to challenge the company’s attempts to terminate the latter’s employment contract.

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Adidas Continues Litigation Spree With TM Suit Against Juicy Couture

The German company is continuing its habit of going after alleged copycats whenever it finds them.

clock March 21, 2017Kali Hays

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WWD Law Review: Meal Breaks, Pregnancy Leave and Copying

Issues in the law this week included legally mandated meal breaks, pregnancy leave at Nicole Miller and alleged copying of a Dr. Martens design.

clock March 21, 2017Julie Zerbo

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Adidas Sues Asics Over String of Tech Patents

Asics is allegedly using technology covered by nearly a dozen patents registered to Adidas.

clock March 20, 2017Kali Hays

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Ivanka Trump’s Brand Target of Class Action by San Francisco Retailer

The First Daughter’s intellectual property holding company is being sued for unfair competition.

clock March 20, 2017Kali Hays

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Neiman’s Agrees to Pay $1.6M to End Data Breach Lawsuit

The retailer has agreed to a deal to settle claims by shoppers who had their credit card information exposed during a 2013 customer data breach.

clock March 20, 2017Kali Hays



Etsy Beats Investor Suit Over ‘Misleading’ Counterfeit Sales Claims

A New York judge rejected investor allegations that the online marketplace inflated its valuation before going public with misleading disclosures on counterfeit goods.

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What to Know to Protect Your Design

Shoppers spend billions of dollars on counterfeit goods every month, meaning certain elements of intellectual property protection should be on every savvy brand’s legal radar.

clock March 17, 2017Kali Hays


Fashion Among Top Sectors in Cybersquatting Cases

The number of cases filed was up 10 percent on 2015.

clock March 16, 2017John Zarocostas

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Coachella Sues Urban Outfitters for Capitalizing on Festival Brand

With several “Coachella”-themed products being sold through Free People, the music festival says Urban Outfitters is infringing several trademarks and diluting the Coachella brand.

clock March 16, 2017Kali Hays

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Russian Yahoo Hacker Has History of E-commerce Data Theft

A computer hacker allegedly behind the breach of 500 million Yahoo accounts has been on the government’s radar for years after data theft at three “major” e-commerce sites.

clock March 15, 2017Kali Hays



Wal-Mart Facing $5.5M in Damages Over Worker Retaliation Claims

A Connecticut jury found that by repeatedly refusing to rehire a former manager who was laid off amid downsizing, Wal-Mart retaliated against discrimination claims.

clock March 14, 2017Kali Hays



Iconix Brand Group Affiliate Umbro Sued by Two Licensees

The lawsuit was filed by two Umbro licensees, one for footwear and the other for intimate apparel.

clock March 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

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