Law Appeals Court Says Nike’s Quest to Overturn Preliminary Injunction is “Moot” in Case Over $16 Million Ad Campaign A $16 million Nike campaign landed the sportswear behemoth at the center of a lawsuit in the summer of 2019. According to the ... January 27, 2021 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property U.S. Customs Seized $1.3 Billion in Counterfeit Goods in 2020 – From COVID Kits to Dior Jordans Customs and Border Patrol (“CBP”) officers in Minneapolis announced this week that they seized two in-bound shipments from ... January 27, 2021 - By TFL Business LVMH Reports $54.5 Billion in 2020 Revenue, With Fashion & Leather Goods Group Enjoying “Noteworthy Rebound” LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s total revenue for 2020 was down 17 percent, but the world’s largest luxury goods g ... January 26, 2021 - By TFL Business Companies Consider Destroying Returned Goods to Avoid New Cross-Border Costs, According to BBC Report Brands are currently faced with a number of issues when it comes to taxes and customs, following the conclusion of the Brexit t ... January 26, 2021 - By TFL Business Save for Rolex and Dior, Luxury Names Slip in 2021 Global Ranking of “Most Valuable” Brands Some of the biggest names in luxury do not fare particularly well in a recently-released ranking of the 500 most valuable globa ... January 26, 2021 - By TFL Business What is Behind Hudson’s Bay Co.’s Reported Plan to Split Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks.com? In what might prove to be an interesting potential initial public offering this year, Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay Co ... January 25, 2021 - By TFL Law Nike Pushes Back Against EU Probe that it “Unfairly” Gained Millions Thanks to Dutch Tax Rulings In the midst of investigating Starbucks, Apple, Amazon, and Fiat in 2019 for allegedly “setting up complex structures that un ... January 25, 2021 - By TFL Culture E-Commerce, Social Media, and the Art of Online Brand Protection Controlling the unauthorized online use of your brand’s most valuable assets can be a daunting task. Brand owners have mechan ... January 25, 2021 - By Anca Draganescu-Pinawin FEATURED ARTICLE " A growing trend of FTC blockades raises questions about the future for the sizable number of buzzy DTC companies that have flooded well-established market categories in recent years. " Read More Latest News Law GUESS?, Founder Paul Marciano Sued by Model Over “Pervasive” Sexual Harassment Scheme “GUESS has known for over a decade that Paul Marciano is a recidivist sexual predator, and has chosen to harbor and enable him ... January 24, 2021 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property From Bella and Gigi Hadid and Goop to Virgil Abloh and Marc Jacobs: A Running List of Paparazzi Copyright Suits With the general rise in social media usage and the decline in conventional advertising formats has come a surge in ... January 23, 2021 - By TFL Fashion U.S. Public Interest Group Calls on State Lawmakers to Ban Brands’ Practice of Destroying Unsold Goods A U.S. public interest advocacy organization is calling on state lawmakers to take action to prevent apparel companies from ... January 22, 2021 - By TFL Business Luxury Institute: For Brands, Data Privacy is a Reputation Issue, Not a Compliance Issue Research from across the globe indicates that the post-COVID-19 landscape for consumer brands – and especially for luxury goods ... January 22, 2021 - By TFL Business Nasdaq May Become the First Exchange to Require Companies to Disclose Board-Level Diversity (or Lack Thereof) This year is expected to bring a wave of M&A activity in the retail sector, with luxury goods titans and other groups slated ... January 21, 2021 - By TFL Law Caudalie is at the Center of (Another) Anti-Competition Probe Over Resale Price Fixing Lawmakers and regulators across the globe are not back down from their focus on competition in the marketplace. While big tech ... January 21, 2021 - By TFL Law Condé Nast, Moda Operandi Say Models Fail to Make Their Case Over “Unauthorized” Images in Bid to Dismiss Lawsuit In September, 44 models sued Advance Publications d/b/a Condé Nast and Moda Operandi. According to the models’ complaint, ... January 20, 2021 - By TFL Law As Fashion Contemplates Reshoring, a Look at What “Made in USA” Means In recent decades, businesses have focused on maximizing efficiency. To cut costs, speed up production, and be more streamlined, ... January 20, 2021 - By TFL Law Comme des Garçons is Skirting Wage, Labor, Medical Leave & Immigration Laws, Per Former HR Employee’s Lawsuit In October, Comme des Garçons was named in an ugly lawsuit, in which a former HR employee accuses the famed fashion company of ... January 19, 2021 - By TFL Business GOAT Welcomes “Strategic Investment” from Kering Owner, as Luxury Continues to Look to Resale GOAT Group has a new investor. The buzzy sneaker resale site revealed on Tuesday that it has welcomed a “strategic ... January 19, 2021 - By TFL Law U.S. Ban on Xinjiang-Sourced Cotton is Expected to Significantly Disrupt Fashion Industry Supply Chains In one of its final moves before the January 20 inauguration, the Trump Administration announced last week that it would block ... January 19, 2021 - By TFL Fashion Companies Are Clamoring for Carbon Credits, But the System is Rife with Issues French global energy giant Total recently announced it had delivered its first shipment of “carbon neutral liquid natural ... January 18, 2021 - By Mark Maslin Law Intellectual Property Amazon Platforms Have Landed on U.S. Government’s “Notorious Markets” List for a Second Year For the second year in a row, a number of international Amazon sites have been included on an official U.S. government ... January 18, 2021 - By TFL Law DMH is Waging a Trademark Infringement, Dilution Case Against Sellers of Lookalike Face Shields DMH Aesthetics is not only taking on rival Goodskin Clinic in a trademark case over an LED light-lined face shield, the medical ... January 18, 2021 - By TFL Law As Fashion Embraces ESG, There Are Some Critical Legal Issues at Play Consumers are increasingly expecting their favorite companies to prioritize – and publicize – Environmental, Social, and ... January 15, 2021 - By TFL Law North Face Hit With Unfair Competition Suit for Allegedly Jacking Futura’s Logo for $20 Million Ad Campaign North Face has collaborated with Futura in the past, but failed to get his authorization “before making extensive use of [a ... January 15, 2021 - By TFL Business Watch, Leather Goods Company SlideBelts Settles with DOJ in First PPP Loan Fraud Proceeding Amid looming allegations of fraud in connection with the government’s COVID-19-centric Paycheck Protection Program, the ... January 14, 2021 - By TFL Culture What Brands Need to Be Thinking About Amid the Mass Migration to Digital The fear of missing out in the midst of renewed COVID-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions has become very real, especially for ... January 14, 2021 - By Gene Kwek Law Unicolors is Seeking Supreme Court Intervention in Copyright Case Against H&M The years-long legal battle between H&M and pattern-making company Unicolors might go before the Supreme Court. In a petition ... January 13, 2021 - By TFL Law Valentino: Mario Valentino’s Contributory Liability Counterclaims Should be Tossed Out Valentino wants a handful of the claims that the similarly-named Mario Valentino filed against it tossed out of court. In a ... January 13, 2021 - By TFL Business From China to Luxury Goods Sales: How the World Economy is Expected to Perform in 2021 The coronavirus has crippled the world economy. Global GDP suffered its sharpest drop since the end of the second world ... January 12, 2021 - By Steve Schifferes Law Smiley Face Trademark Opposition Set Aside as Nirvana LLC, Marc Jacobs Battle Over the Group’s Graphic in Court Almost two years after Nirvana LLC lodged a trademark and copyright lawsuit against Marc Jacobs, the fashion brand initiated a ... January 12, 2021 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property Off-White Doubles Down on Quotations, Files Trademark Application for “For Walking” Off-White is doubling-down on the argument that its use of quotation marks acts as an indicator of source in the same way as ... January 11, 2021 - By TFL Business China is Pushing to Control Big Tech, With E-Commerce Giants Coming Under the Microscope Jack Ma has allegedly fallen out with the Beijing government. Several recent articles have reported that Mr. Ma ... January 11, 2021 - By Mark Greeven Business A Tidal Wave of Buyouts is Coming in 2021. Here is What That Means LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton completed its $15.8 billion mega-deal to buy famous American jewelry giant Tiffany & Co. ... 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