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WWD Law Review: Docs, Crocs and Alibaba

Dr. Martens continues to battle to protect its famed footwear, as does Crocs, while Alibaba forms an unlikely partnership with NYFW.

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Adwoa Aboah at the Heart of Legal Fight Between The Lions and DNA Management

Lions claims DNA, with the help of Aboah’s fashionably connected mother, poached the popular model.

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Fight Over Online Sales Tax Teed Up for Supreme Court Intervention

A South Dakota lawsuit over online retailers being exempt from state sales tax is on its way to the high court.

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Court Gives Go Ahead for LVMH to Compensate Former Eyewear Licensee Workers

Employees of Groupe Logo, Tag Heuer’s former eyewear-maker, sued the luxury giant after losing their jobs when the license was not renewed last year.

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Details at Thom Browne RTW Fall 2017

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Perry Ellis Taking Thom Browne to Court Over Penguin Logo

Thom Browne’s new affinity for the flightless bird is allegedly stepping on trademarks for Original Penguin.

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Google office in London

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Google Facing Long, Uncertain Appeal of Record EU Fine

The move maybe be little more than a Hail Mary pass to protect advertising revenue.

clock September 12, 2017Kali Hays

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Gucci Demands Quick End to Forever 21’s Call to Cancel Stripe Trademarks

The luxury powerhouse is fighting hard against an attack on its long-held stripe trademarks.

clock September 11, 2017Kali Hays

Mert and Marcus book launch, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week

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Photographer’s Gigi Hadid Lawsuit Shows Limits of Street Style Shots

The selfie looks to be not only the favorite, but the the most legally sound option for celebrities and influencers.

clock September 8, 2017Kali Hays

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WWD Law Review: Amazon Speaks Up and Taylor Swift’s Song Protection

Amazon reiterated its values in the wake of President Trump’s DACA decision, while Taylor Swift sought to protect a song lyric.

clock September 8, 2017Julie Zerbo

Bella Hadid for Tag Heuer

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LVMH Sues Social Media Savvy Watch Counterfeiters

LVMH’s new lawsuit over fake watches sheds some light on the wiley evolution of online counterfeiters.

clock September 7, 2017Kali Hays

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Versace Doppelgänger Sues to Keep Using Brand Name

An Italian company doesn’t see anything wrong with selling fashion wares under the label Versace 1969.

clock September 5, 2017Kali Hays

General Mills lost a case over the protectability of the color of the Cheeerios box.

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WWD Law Review: Parental Leave, the Eclipse and Color Protection

The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. was hit by the EEOC, Amazon’s glasses stir issues and Cheerios lose in court.

clock September 1, 2017Julie Zerbo

An in-store Estée Lauder display.

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Estée Lauder Sued Over Paternity Leave

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued the beauty company.

clock August 30, 2017Allison Collins

Macklemore on Mount Rainier for Columbia Sportswear.

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Columbia Sportswear Ends Lawsuit Against Hacker but Not Tech Co.

Columbia said its fraud claims against an IT provider the hacker worked for “will continue.”

clock August 30, 2017Kali Hays

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Rana Plaza Owner Gets Jail Term in Corruption Case

The case stems from a charge of illegal wealth rather than the collapse of the apparel manufacturing building in 2013.

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