Law Neiman Marcus v. Marble Ridge Capital: The Story Behind the $1 Billion-Plus Legal Battle In late September 2018, the Board of Directors of the Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. received a letter. In the correspondence, Marble ... September 25, 2020 - By TFL Fashion Chanel Solidifies its Sustainability Targets By Way of a New $700 Million Bond Chanel’s latest quest to raise capital comes with a timely twist. As the fashion industry scrambles to address looming sustai ... September 25, 2020 - By TFL Law Former Hermès Employees Get Jail Sentences for Roles in Sophisticated Counterfeiting Scheme Ten individuals – including seven former Hermès employees – have been convicted in connection with a sophisticated counter ... September 25, 2020 - By TFL Law Elie Tahari’s Reposting of Street Style Photo on Social Media is Not “Trivial” or Fair Use When digital content creator and stylist Lin Niller Huynh stepped out during fashion week in February 2019, street style p ... 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September 23, 2020 - By TFL Law Nike Can Ban Authorized Retailers from Selling on Amazon, According to Appeals Court Nike can legally ban third-parties from selling its footwear on unapproved online marketplaces. That is what the Amsterdam Cour ... September 23, 2020 - By TFL FEATURED ARTICLE " Fashion brands and celebrities, alike, should take heed of the Qiaodan Sports litigation saga as a case in point in favor of acting early to protect global rights. " Read More Latest News Culture Arts & Entertainment To Banksy, Keeping His Identity a Secret is More Important Than Winning Copyright Cases Britain’s most famous – and enigmatic – graffiti artist Banksy once proclaimed that “copyright is for losers.” ... September 23, 2020 - By Enrico Bonadio Business French Foreign Minister “Flew to the Aid” of LVMH With “No Legal Basis,” Says French Lawmaker LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton may have had a hand in the letter from a French regulator that it has blamed for sinking its ... September 22, 2020 - By TFL Fashion How a Decline in Chinese Tourists Around the World Has Hit the Luxury Sector Large groups of Chinese visitors have become a pillar of the global tourism industry. Coronavirus has not only brought an abrupt ... September 22, 2020 - By Xiaoqing Chen Law Intellectual Property Marc Jacobs is Trying to Register “THE” as a Trademark In May 2019, counsel for Marc Jacobs filed an interesting trademark application. The New York-based brand was – and still is ... September 22, 2020 - By TFL Business Tiffany & Co. Wins First Round in $16.2 Billion Battle with LVMH Tiffany & Co. has won the very first round in its $16.2 billion battle with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. After seeking ... September 21, 2020 - By TFL Law Neiman Marcus, MyTheresa Want Out of Lawsuit Over $2,500 Coat “Copied” from Alaskan Native Neiman Marcus Groupand its subsidiary MyTheresa want the lawsuit filed against them for selling a sweater that allegedly ... September 21, 2020 - By TFL Culture Banning Tiktok Is a Good Way to Ensure the U.S. Will Trail in Tech Leadership & Profits The Trump administration’s decision to force the sale of TikTok to a U.S. buyer is, to many, the latest sign the global ... September 21, 2020 - By Huatong Sun Culture Ruth Bader Ginsburg Helped Shape the Modern Era of Women’s Rights – Even Before She Joined the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the Supreme Court announced. Chief Justice John Roberts said in a ... September 20, 2020 - By Jonathan Entin Business A (Running) Timeline of the $16.2 Billion Tiffany & Co. v. LVMH Battle On November 24, 2019, the powers that be at LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. respectively signed off on ... September 19, 2020 - By TFL Business Labor Abuse Reports Cut Boohoo’s Share Price in Half, Why Hasn’t H&M Suffered the Same Fate? Boohoo’s share price halved and retailers – including Amazon, ASOS and Zalando – suspended sales of the brand in a ... September 19, 2020 - By Oliver Cushing Culture Ruth Bader Ginsburg Forged a New Place For Women in Law and Society Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on September 18 has generated an outpouring of grief around the globe. Part of ... September 19, 2020 - By Kcasey McLoughlin Culture Arts & Entertainment What Do the Contracts at the Heart of Kanye West’s Twitter Rant Actually Say? Kanye West started a string of tweets on Wednesday by saying that he “need[s] every lawyer in the world to look at these.” ... September 17, 2020 - By TFL Business LVMH Wants Tiffany Case on Hold for “Six to Seven” Months in Latest Ploy to Delay, Jewelry Co. Claims The sure-to-be-explosive fight between Tiffany & Co. and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is already proving to be ... September 17, 2020 - By TFL Law In the Fight Against Modified Luxury Goods, Vortic’s Win in Hamilton Watch Case is Telling As Chanel is in the midst of a fight over “counterfeit” and allegedly modified bags with luxury reseller What Goes ... September 17, 2020 - 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 ... September 16, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property Off-White is Still Fighting for a Trademark Registration for “Product Bag” Virgil Abloh’s quotation marks-centric trademark is not getting the registration treatment just yet. On the heels of filing a ... September 16, 2020 - By TFL Law UPDATED: The RealReal Directors, Execs. 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