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Converse All Stars on display

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Wal-Mart, Skechers and New Balance Say Converse Chuck Design Too Common for Protection

The mega-retailer and other brands are still fighting a Converse trademark covering the designs of its popular Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker.

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Backstage at Off-White RTW Spring 2017

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Off-White Rejects Paige’s ‘Just Kidding’ Approach in Trademark Fight

Paige said it has no problem with Off-White’s stripe mark at the moment, but that’s not enough for the young brand.

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Store logo signOpening of J Crew Store in Regent Street, London, Britain - 08 Nov 2013

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J. Crew Takes First Round in New Fight With Lenders

The brand beat back an attempt by two term loan lenders to impede a debt restructuring they didn’t agree to.

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Backstage at Chanel Cruise 2018 Show

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Chanel Scores Win Against Amazon Sellers in Counterfeit Fight

The luxury powerhouse got a multimillion-dollar judgment against Amazon stores offering knock-off goods.

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Exclusive pictures of the Gucci Resort 2018 show in Florence

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Forever 21 Takes Preemptive Jab at Gucci in Fight for Stripes

The fast-fashion chain is not waiting around for a trademark lawsuit to take Gucci to court.

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AtmosphereHeineken House Ultimate House Party, Day Three, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Palm Springs, USA - 16 Apr 2017

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Urban Outfitters Wants Out of Coachella Trademark Fight

The retailer said it’s not tied closely enough to subsidiary Free People for the music festival to accuse both of trademark infringement.

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Adidas and Puma are battling in court over design elements of Adidas' classic Stan Smith shoes.

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WWD Law Review: The Activewear Battle Rages, and What ‘Made in’ Means

The major activewear brands continue to battle it out in courts – with mixed success – while Kering became ensared in a controversy over where its sunglasses are made.

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Bernard Arnault at the LVMH general assembly.

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Bernard Arnault Pays Sum to End Belgian Citizenship Inquiry

The luxury titan was being investigated by Belgian prosecutors for his citizenship application dating back to 2012, which he has since withdrawn.

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Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2017

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Louis Vuitton Gets Block Against Amazon Sellers in Knock-off Case

The luxury fashion house won the first round in a new fight against counterfeiters worth more than $60 million.

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Backstage at Off-White RTW Spring 2017

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Paige Says It Won’t Sue Off-White Over Stripe Mark, For Now

With a promise not to sue, the denim brand said Off-White’s trademark suit is pointless and should be dismissed.

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A screenshot of a fraudulent website posing as I.T.

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I.T Reports Two Fraudulent Web Sites to Police

The web domains are suspected of selling goods under the name of I.T without authorization.

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Exclusive pictures of the Gucci Resort 2018 show in Florence

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Kering Fends Off Allegations It Makes Eyewear in China

Selima Optique told a court the luxury powerhouse is operating a “bait-and-switch scheme,” which Kering flatly denied.

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

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WWD Law Review: Style’s Rescue, Ivanka’s Legal Battle and Instagram’s Caution

The issues of intellectual property, sponsorship — and copyright — were at the forefront this week.

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A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

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Adidas, Asics Open to Settlement in Tech Patent Fight

The warring athleticwear companies could be approaching settlement talks in ongoing patent litigation.

clock June 13, 2017Kali Hays

Victoria's Secret store London, UK - 2017

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Victoria’s Secret Agrees to Pay $12 Million to End ‘Call-In’ Shift Suit

If approved, the settlement will end years of litigation over the scheduling practice.

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