Julie Zerbo

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WWD Law Review: H&M, Others Find Graffiti Is Art After All

Jason “Revok” Williams is the latest graffiti artist to seek to protect his copyright after H&M used his work in an ad.

clock March 19, 2018Julie Zerbo

Christian Louboutin's Latest Collaborations for Fall 2017

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WWD Law Review: The Red Sole Battle Walks On, Hacking Woes and Italian Taxes

Christian Louboutin continues its battle to protect its red-sole trademark, Forever 21 suffers a hack attack and the Italian tax authorities act to boost Made in Italy.

clock November 19, 2017Julie Zerbo

Taylor Swift

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WWD Law Review: Paradise Papers, Taylor Swift Strikes Back and China and IP

Nike was among the companies caught up in the Paradise Papers release, while Taylor Swift is striking back against a blogger’s post.

clock November 11, 2017Julie Zerbo

Kim Kardashian

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WWD Law Review: LuLaRoe, Kardashian and Bangladesh

A second class-action lawsuit against LuLaRose, and a win for Kim Kardashian in court were top news reports this week.

clock November 3, 2017Julie Zerbo

Marnie SimpsonSIXTY6 Magazine launch party, London, UK - 12 Oct 2017

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WWD Law Review: Non-competes, Influencers and Model Protection

A non-compete battle between cosmetics giants, British crackdown on influencer postings and protection of models against sexual harassment dominated the legal scene this week.

clock October 27, 2017Julie Zerbo

The Tapestry logo.

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WWD Law Review: Fast Fashion Fights Back, LuLaRoe’s Woes and the Name-Change Game

Fast-fashion retailers are fighting back against trademark infringement claims, while LuLa Rose faces a potential class-action lawsuit from sales reps over changes in terms.

clock October 21, 2017Julie Zerbo

Calvin Klein's "Obsession" fragrance campaign, 1985.

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WWD Law Review: Dress Codes, Copycats and China

The latest legal action saw cases involving Banana Republic and Coty, while a hearing focused on China and IP.

clock October 15, 2017Julie Zerbo

Chanel Cruise 2018 Show: All the Looks

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WWD Law Review: Disclosure Rules and Trademark Battles

Will the tougher FTC rules on disclosure mean magazine editors now will have to reveal that brands paid for their trips to far-flung show collections?

clock October 6, 2017Julie Zerbo

Ivanka Trump

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WWD Law Review: Trump’s Impending Deposition and Influencer Rules

Ivanka Trump’s deposition seems on in her legal battle with Aquazzura, while the FTC talks tougher disclosure rules for influencers.

clock September 29, 2017Julie Zerbo

The Hublot Big Bang One Click Italia Independent pictured at the world watch and jewellery show Baselworld in Basel, Switzerland, 22 March 2017.World watch and jewellery show Baselworld, Basel, Switzerland - 22 Mar 2017

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WWD Law Review: Stripes, Stripes and More Stripes, Plus the Counterfeit Battle

Kule has sued the Clare Vivier brand over the use of stripes, while LVMH goes to court over web sites selling fake Hublot and Tag Heuer watches.

clock September 23, 2017Julie Zerbo

A comparison of Dr. Martens and two Steve Madden styles at issue pulled from the complaint.

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WWD Law Review: Docs, Crocs and Alibaba

Dr. Martens continues to battle to protect its famed footwear, as does Crocs, while Alibaba forms an unlikely partnership with NYFW.

clock September 17, 2017Julie Zerbo

Taylor SwiftThe Metropolitan Museum of Art's COSTUME INSTITUTE Benefit Celebrating the Opening of Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, New York, America - 02 May 2016WEARING LOUIS VUITTON

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WWD Law Review: Amazon Speaks Up and Taylor Swift’s Song Protection

Amazon reiterated its values in the wake of President Trump’s DACA decision, while Taylor Swift sought to protect a song lyric.

clock September 8, 2017Julie Zerbo

General Mills lost a case over the protectability of the color of the Cheeerios box.

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WWD Law Review: Parental Leave, the Eclipse and Color Protection

The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. was hit by the EEOC, Amazon’s glasses stir issues and Cheerios lose in court.

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The hashtag has become as key to a brand's trademarks as its logo.

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WWD Law Review: IP Protection in China, and Oh — That Hashtag

New Balance’s IP win in China came just as President Trump began a probe into the country’s theft of U.S. firms’ IP.

clock August 25, 2017Julie Zerbo

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Rights to Stripe and Trump’s China Move

The changing tactics in Forever 21’s battles with Gucci and Adidas, and President Trump seeks to hit back at China over intellectual property.

clock August 18, 2017Julie Zerbo

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