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Five Appellate Cases Fashion Attorneys Are Watching

The Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit are considering some of the most pressing fashion law questions of 2019.

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High Court Reins in Class Arbitrations in Win for Companies

The Supreme Court ruled that arbitration generally means resolving disputes individually unless the agreement says otherwise.

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LVMH Sued by In-house Attorney Over Harassment and Retaliation

An in-house attorney in New York accused the company of sweeping workplace harassment under the rug. LVMH denies the allegations.

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Cult Gaia's pop-up shop at Platform.

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Steve Madden and Cult Gaia’s Battle Over Trade Dress

The brands continue to butt heads over whether a distinctive design is protectable trade dress or simply a revived trend.

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Kenneth Cole and his daughter Emily Cole on Wednesday at the event hosted by the Cardozo FAME Center and the Cardozo Fashion Law Society.

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Kenneth Cole’s Legal Theory

The designer talked law and activism at a Cardozo Fashion Law Society event with his daughter Emily Cole, an attorney in New York.

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Nike’s Gender Bias Suit in Oregon Dismissed — for Now

A state court tossed Nike stockholders’ suit claiming directors ignored workplace bias, but will let them refile their complaint.

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Amazon estimates “more than 90 percent of inauthentic reviews are computer-generated."

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Privacy on Voice Assistants Is Murky Territory for Brands

Amazon’s employees are reportedly listening to recordings from Echo devices, but private conversations are not quite data free-for-alls.

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case of Lancu vs. Brunetti on Monday.

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The Supreme Court Hears ‘FUCT’ Trademark Case

The case tests the boundaries of free speech.

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A look from Yoox fall 2018 collection.

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Yoox Employees Charged With Fraud Allegations

Three former workers of the e-commerce platform allegedly misappropriated around 1 million euros.

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Nike’s House of Innovations blends digital and physical store experience.

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Working With the Feds, Nike’s Avenatti Case Highlights Cooperation

The sportswear company’s work with prosecutors amid Michael Avenatti’s alleged threats comes at a time cooperation is worth more than ever.

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Paris Court Sets Hearing for Lanvin, LVMH Non-compete Case

A hearing, related to contracts of Lanvin designer Bruno Sialelli, formerly with Loewe, is scheduled for June 14.

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H&M and the Biometric Punch-Clock Question

The retailer is fighting a lawsuit in Illinois that targets the practice of using employees’ finger scans and biometric information.

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Chanel’s Fight With The RealReal Heats Up

The luxury designer is fighting the reseller’s effort to get a New York federal court to throw out their closely watched dispute.

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Stella McCartney on the catwalkStella McCartney show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, Paris Fashion Week, France - 04 Mar 2019

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Stella McCartney’s ‘Fur-Free Fur’ Tag Gathers Steam

The brand won an appeal in a trademark tussle, paving the way for it to register “Fur-Free Fur” as a trademark for its imitation-fur clothing and accessories.

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Tom Ford, Neiman Marcus Sued for $1M Over Steve McQueen Sweater

Tom Ford intends to “vigorously” defend itself.

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