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Despite its deep pockets, Gucci can’t seem to win against Guess. The luxury label just had its trademark infringement case against the mall brand tossed out in Italian court, adding insult to injury from last year’s legal loss.
A Brooklyn fashion designer and store owner has filed a suit against Yoko Ono for allegedly stealing and selling her designs at Opening Ceremony.
Shortly after announcing their beauty venture, Khroma Beauty by Kourtney, Kim and Khloé, last year, the Kardashians were slapped with an infringement case by Kroma Makeup. Now, Boldface Licensing + Branding, the licensing brand behind Khroma, has filed for an appeal on a preliminary injunction in the Ninth Circuit.
Photographer David LaChapelle has been handed a $1 million suit for allegedly beating and choking gallery owner James Parmenter.
Happy belated Valentine’s Day, Costco, here’s a lawsuit.
Constance Jablonski is in hot water with her agency.
The red sole lawsuit between Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent has finally come to a definitive end after 18 months of court dates, appeals, and media trash talk.
There’s no question that the Kardashians love the letter “k”, but it’s that very letter that is getting Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé into serious legal trouble. The trio’s newest venture, Khroma Beauty, has been slapped with a lawsuit from Kroma Makeup, and has received a major complaint from Chroma Makeup Studio. And so begins the Khroma vs. Kroma vs. Chroma smackdown.
Coach has just won a historic $257 million judgement against cybersquatters selling knock-off Coach wares. Unfortunately, the company won’t be able to collect the cash because it’s impossible to physically track down the individuals running the sites and make them pay. However, the silver lining here is that Coach now has control over more than 573 domain names that were used to sell fakes.
Tory and ex-husband Chris Burch have had a rough couple of years, what with his new company C. Wonder and public falling outs. But the War of the Burches isn’t over, and now Chris is suing Tory and her company for allegedly messing with his own business.
Let this be a lesson to all you would-be sucker punchers at New York Fashion Week: don’t sock a publicist at her fashion show and expect her not to hit back.
Let’s hope Hedi Slimane wasn’t planning on sending red-soled pumps down the Saint Laurent Paris runway next month!
Hermès International filed a complaint against LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton almost two months ago, reportedly accusing the conglomerate of insider trading and stock price manipulation. Not one to back down from a legal battle, LMVH is now filing a retaliatory complaint.
Remember when Kim Kardashian sued Old Navy for using a lookalike model in a commercial last year? Well, the case is finally over, and the two parties have settled.
Victoria’s Secret has just been slapped with a $15 million lawsuit by its former hosiery supplier Zephyrs. The company alleges that Victoria’s Secret and its parent company Limited Brands Inc. breached a 2001 contract, and are selling three cheap legwear products with images of Zephyrs-designed hosiery on the packaging.
The Cambridge Satchel Company has just won a legal battle against a former manufacturer-turned-copycat brand Zatchels. The unfortunately-named company has also been fined an undisclosed amount of money.