Copyright Infringement Page 1
Just a few days ago, we wrote about graffiti artist Patrick Waldo, a.k.a Moustache Man, possibly getting ripped off by Zara. And now, it seems that it’s happened again, but this time the offender is Maybelline.
Copycat brand Zatchels recently lost an infringement suit to the Cambridge Satchel Company, the makers of those It-girl favorite Flouro bags. Now, Zatchels has contacted Styleite with a statement regarding the suit.
Earlier this week, Christian Louboutin lost a lawsuit to Zara, and was ordered to pay (a paltry) $3,600. The company didn’t have much to say about the loss, but have now released an official statement on the matter.
Christian Louboutin has lost a counterfeit lawsuit against Zara, and has been ordered to pay €2,500, or $3,600 to the high-street retailer.
Gucci has finally won its copyright infringement case against Guess. However, Gucci was only awarded $4.7 million, a fraction of the $221 million that it was asking for.
Burberry has just won what was probably the easiest lawsuit ever.
Lawyers in Gucci‘s copyright infringement case against Guess made their closing statements on Thursday, which means it’s almost over!
Just when we thought Gucci‘s copyright infringement lawsuit against Guess couldn’t get more ridiculous, it did.
Gucci‘s copyright infringement lawsuit against Guess just keeps dragging on.
What’s the difference between being inspired by a design and completely copying it? These days, not much.
Guess‘s chief executive officer Paul Marciano took the stand Wednesday to defend his company against Gucci‘s copyright infringement lawsuit. The Italian house is suing the mall-friendly retailer for copying several design elements and for selling $221 million worth of Gucci-like goods.
In 2009, Gucci filed a lawsuit against Guess for copyright infringement, seeking over $124 million in damages. Now the two companies are finally in court.
We normally associate tween mall accessory giant Claire’s with things like getting your ears pierced for the first time or finding birthday presents for your younger cousins on the cheap. But now that they’ve been accused of patently ripping off an independent British jewelry chain Tatty Devine, we’re just not sure what to think.
In December 2008, an artist in East Atlanta painted a local billboard with the simple, loving message, “You Look Nice Today” and painted a small red heart next to it. And this week, the same artist found out that her sign now also adorns doormats, pillowcases and towels at Swedish mega-retailer H&M, which didn’t pay to use her original design in its products.
A lot of people have said a lot of mean things about Kim Kardashian, but we don’t think anyone had ever called her a thief until jewelry designer Alexis Bittar accused her of copying his designs for her own line of baubles, Belle Noel.
In one of the more unexpected legal stories we’ve seen in a while, the Hell’s Angels have filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Alexander McQueen for what they call the misuse of their Winged Death’s Head symbol.
Oh, J-Woww with two W’s. It was only a few short months ago that we got our first glimpse of her garish, lace overlay-burdened, rhinestone-encrusted Filthy Couture line. And now, thanks to successful application of copyright infringement laws (and a little bit of her own laziness), we don’t have to deal with it anymore.
We’ve known since we were kids it probably wouldn’t be a good idea to mess with Ivana Trump. The first wife of billionaire (?) real estate mogul Donald Trump always seemed like she would have no trouble putting on a pair of boxing gloves and fighting us if she felt she needed to.
On our list of Women Who Run Multifaceted Entertainment Empires, Beyonce Knowles ranks pretty high. So it came much to our surprise and chagrin this morning when we learned that she’s being accused of doing something we only expected from the people at Forever21: stealing a design from another fashion label.