Posts Tagged: fashion


Complaint Alleges Balenciaga Copied Design of Affordable NYC Souvenirs for Luxury Knockoffs

A New York City-based souvenir and apparel firm City Merchandise filed a complaint alleging claims of copyright infringement against the American subsidiary of French luxury fashion house …
By Steve Brachmann
2 months ago 1

Top 5 reasons why counterfeit goods are getting harder to spot

Counterfeiting can sometimes be seen as a victimless crime where the only ones losing out are the super-rich corporations whose products are being copied. This is simply …
By Gary Addison
4 months ago 6

Burberry Sues Target Over Sale of Fashion Products Using Burberry Check Design

British luxury fashion brand Burberry filed a complaint alleging trademark infringement and dilution against American retailer Target Corporation in the Southern District of New York. At issue …
By Steve Brachmann
5 months ago 0

Indie Innovators Still Exist, Barely

Maybe I and none of my generation will make it into the USPTO Hall of Fame because none of us will have valid patents, valid inventions. Maybe …
By Tesia Thomas
9 months ago 32

The Intersection of Fashion, Virtual Reality and the Law

Virtual reality and augmented reality are catching on, and the fashion industry has taken notice. Many of today’s fashion brands are seeing their work being used …

Knock-Offs Beware: SCOTUS Makes a Fashion Forward Decision

The ruling has wide implications for both the fashion apparel and home furnishings industry, both of which rely on distinctive, eye-catching designs to sell products. The upshot …

Lee Sporn, Former Michael Kors General Counsel, Joins Olshan

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP recently announced that Lee S. Sporn has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Intellectual Property Law practice, where he will focus …
By Press Releases
2 years ago 0

A history of the bikini, a beloved innovation in fashion design

The bikini is an invention of fashion design that so rocked the world that it was named for a nuclear event, latching on to a growing zeitgeist …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 7

Fashion Law and Business: Brands & Retailers

Fashion law has become as diverse, complex and global as the fashion industry itself. Fashion law can be analogized to entertainment, art or sports law, in that …

Don’t Copy My Blue Suede Shoes: Copyright Protection for Fashion Designs

The fashion industry claims it loses millions of dollars in revenue every year because of copycats buying one very expensive handbag or shoe or other item, deconstructing …
By Beth Hutchens
8 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patents on Travel, Hotel and Fashion Apps

Earlier this week Apple, Inc. had three patent application publish on what most would consider strange, overbroad and/or dubious inventions. The patents largely follow the same …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 6

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