Law Chanel is Maintaining a “Monopoly” With the Help of Big-Name Retailers, Publishers, The RealReal Claims in New Filing Chanel is actively engaging in an “overarching anticompetitive scheme” in order to limit the supply of its products in the ... October 30, 2020 - By TFL Business LVMH: A Timeline Behind the Building of the World’s Most Valuable Luxury Goods Conglomerate In 1984, Bernard Arnault learned that Christian Dior was for sale. Its parent company Boussac had filed for bankruptcy ... October 30, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property Battle Lines Have Been Drawn Over the Protection of Fonts A decades-long, quietly simmering battle over the copyrightability of fonts is poised to flare into all-out war in light of rec ... October 30, 2020 - By Jeremy Goldman Law Sneakers in New Balance’s Collab with Jaden Smith Are “Counterfeits,” Says Vision Streetwear Owner New Balance is in hot water over its ongoing partnership with buzzy young creative Jaden Smith. The Boston-based sportswear com ... October 29, 2020 - By TFL Business LVMH, Tiffany Reach New $15.8 Billion Deal, Agree to Settle Legal Dispute LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. have managed to salvage their deal, with the French luxury goods conglo ... October 29, 2020 - By TFL 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 ... October 28, 2020 - By TFL Law Playboy is Suing Fashion Nova Over its Lookalike Bunny Halloween Costumes After being sued last year by Versace over a Halloween costume that looked a lot like the jungle print dress that Jennifer Lope ... October 28, 2020 - By TFL Business One Year After Nike Stopped Selling on Amazon In November 2019, Nike stopped selling its goods wholesale to Amazon. It did not need Amazon at the time, and it needs them eve ... October 28, 2020 - By Joe Kaziukenas 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 Business LVMH, Tiffany Now Have All Regulatory Approvals, but $16.2 Billion Merger is Hardly a Done Deal Tiffany & Co. and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton have received all of the necessary regulatory approvals in order to move ... October 27, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property From Trademarks to Proprietary Information, How Startups Can Protect The Most Valuable Aspects of Their Business Some of the most valuable assets of businesses within the fashion and luxury spaces (and beyond) are their innovative and ... October 27, 2020 - By TFL Law L’Oréal Beats Former In-House Lawyer’s Case Over its Alleged Patent “Quota” System L’Oréal has prevailed in the lawsuit lodged against it over its alleged requirement that its legal team file a minimum number ... October 27, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property From Timing to Trademarks, a Look at the Legalities Behind Bobbi Brown’s New Beauty Brand Bobbi Brown is getting back into the makeup business. The beauty mogul has launched a new venture, called Jones Road, which ... October 26, 2020 - By TFL Law Supreme is Being Sued for Allegedly Copying Another Brand’s Jersey Design A Los Angeles-based apparel brand is suing Supreme for allegedly copying its staple jersey, despite the fact that it maintains ... October 26, 2020 - 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 ... October 25, 2020 - By Anca Draganescu-Pinawin Law How Cosmetics Companies Are Cutting Down on the Notoriously Robust Gray Market in China China holds the title of the world’s second-largest cosmetics consumer market, following only behind the United States, ... October 23, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property UK and EU Unregistered Design Rights Are Changing Significantly Due to Brexit, Are You Ready? Brexit will affect companies in so many different ways, it is sometimes hard to know what to focus on first. Inherently valuable ... October 23, 2020 - By John Coldham Business How e-Commerce is Adapting to the New Normal and Scaling Up The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on both global and local economies. As most industries grapple with the ... October 23, 2020 - By Rohit Dhingra Business Hermès Says it Will Increase Offerings Online as e-Commerce is Now its “Biggest Store” Hermès is planning to further boost its e-commerce presence. In a conference call on Wednesday in connection with its Q3 revenue ... October 22, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property An Ongoing Challenge for Fashion Brands: Legal Issues with Style Names In an effort to assist consumers in distinguishing between the various different products they offer, as well as differing ... October 22, 2020 - By Sandra Mueller Law Cult Gaia is Still Fighting for a Trademark Registration for the Configuration of its Ark Bag Remember Cult Gaia’s Ark bag, the bamboo handbag that flooded Instagram feeds in recent years, putting the budding Los ... October 21, 2020 - By TFL Law In New Injunction Filing, Nike Asks Court to Stop Warren Lotas from “Flooding the Market With Fakes” On the heels of being slapped with a trademark infringement and dilution lawsuit by Nike over its Staple Pigeon OG sneaker, which ... October 21, 2020 - By TFL Law What is Really at Stake in the Bi-National Battle Between Valentino and Mario Valentino? A quiet settlement is not in the cards for Valentino and Mario Valentino. In a joint report filed with the U.S. District Court ... October 20, 2020 - By TFL Business Forget Reshoring, if Fashion Wants to Innovate, Companies Should Focus on Omnishoring After a long and strong wave of offshoring – manufacturers moving their factories abroad, often to low-cost countries such as ... October 20, 2020 - By Céline Abecassis-Moedas Business The 10 New Rules for the 21st-Century Consumer Data-Driven Company An entire industry is emerging around the concept that data is the most precious asset in any enterprise, in any industry, and ... October 19, 2020 - By TFL Law Ferrari Prevails in Case Over Philipp Plein’s Use of a Ferrari in Runway Show, Advertising Against the background of an already-contentious relationship between Ferrari and Philipp Plein, the Italian automaker has ... October 19, 2020 - By TFL Law A Kardashian-Approved Face Shield Has Landed at the Center of an Ongoing Trade Dress Battle A medical clinic “specializing in cosmetics and aesthetic treatments for high-profile clientele and celebrities” is facing ... October 19, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property Italian Supreme Court Confirms that Burberry’s “Check” is, in Fact, a Famous Trademark Burberry has prevailed in the trademark case that it filed in an Italian court against a handful of Chinese entities that were ... October 16, 2020 - By TFL Law An Instagram Call-Out Against WeWoreWhat Has Turned into a Declaratory Judgment Suit The online call-out feud that erupted this summer between heavily-followed influencer Danielle Bernstein’s WeWoreWhat ... October 16, 2020 - By TFL Law One of Nike’s Most Iconic Sneakers is at the Heart of a New Lawsuit Los Angeles-based brand Warren Lotas made headlines late last month when it revealed that it had teamed up with noted Nike ... October 15, 2020 - By TFL Fashion Sustainability Requires Better Design and Maybe Even Legal Measures Every year, consumers buy 30 billion tons of stuff– from clothing and cosmetics to groceries and homewares. We throw out ... October 15, 2020 - By Stijn van Ewijk Fashion Porsche, Gucci, Louis Vuitton Rank Highest on “Most Valuable” Luxury Brands List On the heels of predicting in April that global companies should expect a collective loss in value of some $1 trillion as a ... October 14, 2020 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property Not Just Big Brands, Startups Are Routinely Falling Prey to Cybersquatters Cybersquatters regularly target famous, well-known consumer brands, looking to benefit from the consumer awareness and demand ... October 14, 2020 - By Emmanuel Gillet Law Intellectual Property British Fashion Brands Will Face at Least One Major Change in Protecting Their Designs Post-Brexit The United Kingdom officially withdrew from the European Union on January 31, 2020. 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