NEW YORK — Marty Staff and Joseph Abboud could settle their hotly contested trademark dispute out of court, according to a source close to the case who said the sides were holding “ongoing discussions.”
The negotiations, which began last week and continued at presstime, follow three days of combative testimony during which both Staff and Abboud drew blood defending their claims to the latter’s name. But on Friday, Feb. 22, Judge Theodore Katz called recess—testimony is scheduled to resume March 10—and recommended the former business partners use the time to hammer out a compromise.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"