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Gucci Denies Ex-Employee’s Allegations of Manager Sexual Harassment

The luxury brand said the former salesperson did not “avail herself” of its policies and procedures around sexual harassment.

clock December 8, 2017Kali Hays

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Patagonia Part of Group Suing Trump on Decision to Shrink Bears Ears

The outdoor apparel company has joined a coalition seeking to stop the President’s decision to shrink the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument.

clock December 6, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Kering Puts an End to Lawsuit Over Eyewear Origin

Retailer Selima Optique had accused the luxury conglomerate of labeling eyewear from China as Made in Italy.

clock December 5, 2017Kali Hays

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More Details Emerging on the Gucci Tax Case

According to Italian newspaper La Stampa, Gucci would have been accused of defrauding the country’s tax authorities of 1.3 billion euros in unpaid taxes starting from 2010.

clock December 5, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Gucci Investigated for Alleged Tax Evasion

This week, the Italian tax police visited the company’s offices in Milan and Florence for fiscal checks.

clock December 3, 2017Sandra Salibian

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Forever 21 Accused of Negligence in $2 Million Bathroom Video Suit

A former employee is suing for millions after finding a very private video has made its way online. Forever 21 says an investigation is underway.

clock November 30, 2017Kali Hays

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Adidas Reignites Legal Fight With Nike Over ‘Flyknit’ Technology

The athletic wear giants’ fight over the popular knitted shoe style is heading into a final phase.

clock November 30, 2017Kali Hays

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

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Forever 21 Cites Dozens of Brands in Fight Over Gucci Stripes

The chain is relying on the sale of striped items by everyone from Balenciaga to J. Crew to undermine Gucci’s trademarks.

clock November 29, 2017Kali Hays

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WWD Law Review: The Red Sole Battle Walks On, Hacking Woes and Italian Taxes

Christian Louboutin continues its battle to protect its red-sole trademark, Forever 21 suffers a hack attack and the Italian tax authorities act to boost Made in Italy.

clock November 19, 2017Julie Zerbo

Ivanka Trump at a state dinner during Chinese president Xi Jinping's first meeting with Donald Trump.

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Aquazzura Ends Trademark Suit Against Ivanka Trump

The case was headed to trial.

clock November 17, 2017Kali Hays

Model on the catwalkTorrid show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 12 Sep 2017

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Hot Topic Creditors Fuming Over Sycamore’s Torrid ‘Scheme’

A group of investors are accusing the private equity firm of splitting plus-size retailer Torrid in order to reap all the profits of a recent IPO for itself.

clock November 14, 2017Kali Hays

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Google Facing Antitrust Inquiry From Missouri Attorney General

Attorney General Josh Hawley, who recently launched a run for Senate next year, is making a target out of the online giant.

clock November 13, 2017Kali Hays

Taylor Swift

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WWD Law Review: Paradise Papers, Taylor Swift Strikes Back and China and IP

Nike was among the companies caught up in the Paradise Papers release, while Taylor Swift is striking back against a blogger’s post.

clock November 11, 2017Julie Zerbo

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Wildfox Hits Back at H&M With Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

The Los Angeles company is now suing the Swedish fast-fashion retailer alleging use of its name on pieces sold at H&M stores and online.

clock November 10, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli

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Prada Admitted to Tax Compliance Regime With Italy’s Tax Authorities

This is in accordance with a law passed in 2015 and allows to have an ongoing dialogue in full transparency with the country’s Tax Authority, significantly decreasing fiscal risks.

clock November 9, 2017Luisa Zargani

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