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Michael AvenattiCelebrities at Craig's Restaurant, Los Angeles, USA - 22 Mar 2019

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Michael Avenatti, Nike and the Shakedown Risk

Michael Avenatti’s alleged plan to extort Nike showed how big name fashion companies are starting to attract some unwanted attention.

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A view of the Nike LeBron 15 shoes worn during an NCAA college basketball game between the Indiana Hoosiers and Ohio State, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won 55-50Indiana Ohio St Basketball, Columbus, USA - 10 Jan 2019

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Michael Avenatti Accused of Extorting Nike for $22.5 Million

Federal prosecutors’ complaint against the lawyer paints a picture of ultra-hardball tactics in dealings with the active brand.

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A Michael Jordan logo reflects off of Niketown in Portland, Ore. A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable "Jumpman Logo." The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Portland,, seeks unspecified monetary damages based on profits attributable to the infringement on the copyrightNike Lawsuit-Jordan Copyright, Portland, USA

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Supreme Court Denies Nike ‘Jumpman Logo’ Case

The same day the European Commission hits Nike with a fine for more than $14 million for violating sanctions in the European Union.

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From left, Chris Laurita and Jacqueline Laurita attend Walgreens 8000th Store Opening,, in Los AngelesWalgreens 8000th Store Opening, Los Angeles, USA

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Former ‘Real Housewife of New Jersey Reality’ Star Reaches Settlement In Apparel Lawsuit

Jacqueline Laurita’s husband will pay $500,000 if settlement is approved.

clock March 23, 2019Kellie Ell

Signature 'Bean Boots' on display at the newly opened L.L. Bean location in the Seaport district of Boston, Massachusetts, USA 04 April 2018. Despite having to lay off approximately 100 employees due to slow sales earlier this year, this is the first urban located storefront for the 106 year old company. L.L. Bean officially opens the location on 06 April 2018 but had a soft opening this past week.L.L. Bean in Boston, USA - 04 Apr 2018

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Another Lawsuit Against L.L. Bean Thrown Out of Court

Numerous courts have ruled in favor of the retailer and its updated return policy.

clock March 19, 2019Kellie Ell

The Spotify shop at Topshop.

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Apple’s Alleged App Store Monopoly Could Affect Other E-commerce Platforms

Fashion marketplaces, like Amazon, eBay and Farfetch, could have tighter regulations in the future if government officials determine Apple has a monopoly.

clock March 18, 2019Kellie Ell

Mossimo Giannulli and Lori Loughlin An Unforgettable Evening Honours Hilary Swank, Beverly Hills, California, America - 20 Feb 2008February 20, 2008 - Beverly Hills, CA.Mossimo Giannulli and Lori Loughlin .Saks Fifth Avenue's Unforgettable Evening benefitting Entertainment Industry Foundation's (EIF) Women's Cancer Research Fund.Photo by Alex Berliner®Berliner Studio/BEImages

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Mossimo Founder, Wife Among Those Charged in Alleged College Entrance Conspiracy

Parents of college-bound students allegedly paid tens of thousands of dollars to ensure their children spots in America’s top universities.

clock March 12, 2019Kellie Ell

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Adidas Embroiled in Trademark Case

This week, a judge denied the sportswear company’s motion to dismiss a 2018 trademark case.

clock March 8, 2019Kellie Ell

Inside 10 Corso Como's new NYC retail location.

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Akin Gump Law Firm Adding In-house Retail Group

As retail continues to evolve, the firm says retailers need more protection and information.

clock March 4, 2019Kellie Ell

Kenneth Schulman is a partner at Pryor Cashman with deep experience in licensing in the fashion, apparel and entertainment industries.

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Think Tank: 5 Things Licensees Need to Know About License Agreements

Kenneth Schulman is a partner at Pryor Cashman with deep experience in licensing in the fashion, apparel and entertainment industries.

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Christian Louboutin

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Christian Louboutin’s Red Sole Trademark Held Up By Hague Court

The case is winding its way back down through the judicial system following a ruling from the European Court of Justice last year.

clock February 8, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Sara Sampaio and Oliver RipleyamfAR's 25th Cinema Against AIDS Gala, Arrivals, 71st Cannes Film Festival, France - 17 May 2018

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Hotelier and Victoria’s Secret Model Boyfriend Accused of Trying to Scam Credit Card Company Out of Nearly $50K

Oliver Ripley now faces felony charges of grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and falsifying business records.

clock February 6, 2019Kellie Ell

Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian

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Kardashians Win Lawsuit Worth More Than $10 Million

The famous sisters have filed a motion asking the investment firm to pay up.

clock February 5, 2019Kellie Ell

EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists (outside the EU), club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images (+15 in extra time). No use to emulate moving images. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications/services.Mandatory Credit: Photo by Joe Toth/BPI/REX/Shutterstock (10010775bg)The Rainbow Laces on the Adidas boot of Christoph Zimmermann of Norwich CityNorwich City v Rotherham United, EFL Sky Bet Championship, Football, Carrow Road, Norwich, UK - 1 Dec 2018

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Battle of the Footwear: Skechers vs. Adidas

Adidas says Skechers USA is infringing on its three-stripe design. But Skechers wants to be left alone.

clock February 5, 2019Kellie Ell

The campaign for Sarah Jessica Parker's collaboration with Kat Florence.

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Kat Florence Reach Preliminary Settlement

The jewelry company accused the actress of not fulfilling a 2015 contract worth $7.5 million.

clock February 4, 2019Kellie Ell

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