U.S. Court Rules Suit over Graffiti Artists Trademark, Copyright Claims to Proceed


Los Angeles—A federal court judge last week rejected a motion to dismiss the trademark and copyright lawsuit against Roberto … [Read more...]

Guess Wins Trademark Battle with Gucci in France


Paris--Guess and Gucci have been fighting in world courts for six years over the trademarks for “G” logos, and the latest round, … [Read more...]

Gilt by Association: Gilt Inc. Sues Gilt Groupe


Portland, OR--Flash sale site Gilt Groupe is being sued by a Portland, Ore. jewelry store called Gilt for trademark infringement. … [Read more...]

Federal Court Dismisses Trademark Case in “Slipper Wars” Lawsuit

Isotoner satin ballerina slipper

Columbus, OH—A federal court has dismissed Totes Isotoner’s lawsuit against R.G. Barry for alleged trademark infringement in its … [Read more...]

U.S. Court Awards Gucci $144.2 Million in Counterfeiting Suit

Status Look: Gucci rethinks the little black dress for fall

Fort Lauderdale, FL—Maybe if more luxury brands filed suit against counterfeiters (and won), there would be a drop in what has … [Read more...]

Swiss Watch Brand Claims Knock Off by Hilfiger, Movado

Tommy Hilfiger Eton watch made by Movado Group

New York—Audemars Piguet, a 140-year-old high-end Swiss watchmaker, is charging Movado Group  and Tommy Hilfiger USA with knocking … [Read more...]

Victoria’s Secret, Shirt Brand Battle Over “Pink” Moniker

Casual yoga leggings, one of the back-to-school looks available at Victoria's Secret Pink brand

Columbus, OH—Victoria’s Secret has moved to protect its Pink brand in the United States, after shirt maker Thomas Pink sued the … [Read more...]

Rihanna Wins Suit Against Topshop


London— “Cheers (Drink to That)" was one of pop singer Rihanna’s early hits and no doubt the 25-year-old superstar is doing just … [Read more...]

Red Alert: Louboutin Settles Suit with Charles Jourdan Footwear

Signature style: one of the latest pairs from Christian Louboutin featuring its trademarked red soles (Photo: Caroline Daily)

New York—After seeing red over what Christian Louboutin alleged was a trademark infringement of its iconic red-soled shoes, the … [Read more...]

Kate Spade Wins Fight Over Its Saturday Trademark

kate spade saturday2

New York—A New York court ruled Tuesday that kate spade new york’s new diffusion brand, Kate Spade Saturday, doesn’t have a brand … [Read more...]

Gucci Appeals Italian Court’s Ruling in Dispute with Guess


Milan—Gucci is set to appeal a judgment in its ongoing trademark battle against Guess in Italy.The company today said it … [Read more...]

Did FLOTUS Help Jason Wu With Trademark Dispute?

The President and Michelle Obama, wearing a Jason Wu gown, at an inauguration ball on Monday night.

Taipei, Taiwan—First lady Michelle Obama's selection of a second Jason Wu-designed gown for this week's inauguration balls may … [Read more...]