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The North Face Sued By Artist Futura Over ‘Futurelight’ Logo

Graffiti artist Futura hit The North Face with a trademark suit claiming that the outdoor brand’s Futurelight logo copies his atom design.

clock January 13, 2021Sindhu Sundar

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Dems in Congress Could Boost Biden Admin’s Agenda

A new administration increasing merger oversight and collaborating on trade would face less resistance from Democrats steering Congress.

clock January 11, 2021Sindhu Sundar

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Fashion Companies’ Legal Issues and Cases in 2021

Fashion companies eye changes in intellectual property law and shifts in enforcement in the areas of privacy and sustainability.

clock January 4, 2021Sindhu Sundar

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Kering Confirms Tax Probe by French Authorities

“The group intents to fully cooperate with the inquiry, in complete transparency and serenity,” said the group.

clock December 17, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Kering

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Kering Denies Allegations of Tax Fraud Amid Reports of French Probe

Kering said it had no knowledge of an inquiry into its activities.

clock December 16, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Exterior of the Anne-Taylor Loft store in Paramus, N.J.

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Ascena Gets Bankruptcy Court Approval for Sycamore Deal

The sale of Ascena units including Lane Bryant and Ann Taylor to private equity firm Sycamore is expected to close in the coming weeks.

clock December 8, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Francesca's store and logo seen at Levis Commons shopping center. (Photo by Stephen Zenner / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

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Francesca’s Files for Bankruptcy, Eyes Sale

The retailer said late Thursday it plans to use the bankruptcy process to sell its core businesses.

clock December 4, 2020Sindhu Sundar

J.C. Penney

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J.C. Penney Gets Green Light for Chapter 11 Plan

The retailer, working to close its going concern sale to landlords and lenders, also got its Chapter 11 plan approved in bankruptcy court.

clock November 24, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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J.C. Penney Shareholders Lose Bid to Delay Sale

A Texas federal district court denied a motion by the ad hoc equity group in the J.C. Penney bankruptcy to delay the retailer’s sale.

clock November 20, 2020Sindhu Sundar

The Furla store in Florida at Avenura Mall.

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Furla USA Sets Up for Swift Bankruptcy Exit

The U.S. business of the Italian luxury leather brand appeared in New York court to establish a fast-tracked reorganization.

clock November 12, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Danielle Bernstein

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Disputes Between The Great Eros and Danielle Bernstein Continue

The Brooklyn-based lingerie shop alleges Bernstein’s brand WeWoreWhat violated copyright infringement by reproducing its designs — and has asked the courts for a trial by jury.

clock November 11, 2020Kellie Ell

The J. C. Penney's at Herald Square.

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J.C. Penney Heads to Sale Hearing as Shareholders Dispute Value

The retailer heads to a hearing Monday on its deal with landlords and lenders, while shareholders have raised questions about value.

clock November 6, 2020Sindhu Sundar

“I’m going to wear most of this stuff from today,” he said, debating whether to buy a commemorative black mesh Nirvana shirt.

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Marc Jacobs Says Nirvana Doesn’t Own Its Dead Smiley Face Logo

The designer claims Kurt Cobain did not create it, either. But Nirvana is looking to fight back.

clock November 5, 2020Kali Hays

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J.C. Penney Settles With Lender Group Ahead of Sale Hearing

The retailer and majority first-lien lenders have settled with a minority lender group, and agreed to have a sale hearing next week.

clock November 2, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Civil right advocates warn about the potential for a rollback of LGBTQ rights and workplace protections.

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How Potential Changes to LGBTQ Rights Could Impact Fashion 

An increasingly conservative Supreme Court could reshape LGBTQ rights, with implications for the fashion industry.

clock October 30, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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