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 goo ... 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 slate ... 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, wh ... 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 investment ... January 19, 2021 - By TFL 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 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. ... January 8, 2021 - By Patrick Reinmoeller Law Court Shoots Down Khloe Kardashian, Good American’s anti-SLAPP Motion in Dbleudazzled Bodysuit Case Khloe Kardashian and her label Good American were handed a striking loss late last month, with a California state court shutting ... January 8, 2021 - By TFL Business U.S. Walks Back on 25 Percent Tariff Slated to Apply to $1.3 Billion in French Handbags, Cosmetics The U.S. has walked back on plans to levy an import tax on French luxury goods at the last minute. In a statement on Thursday, ... January 8, 2021 - By TFL Business Tiffany & Co. v. LVMH: The Timeline Behind Luxury’s Biggest Deal to Date On November 24, 2019, the powers that be at LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. respectively signed off on ... January 7, 2021 - By TFL Law COVID-19 Immunity Passports are Tempting Consumers, Businesses, But What Are the Legal Issues at Play? As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe, a handful of countries, including Germany, Chile and the ... January 7, 2021 - By Seema Mohapatra Law The Great Eros Responds to WeWoreWhat’s Lawsuit, Says Influencer Brand Did Infringe its Copyright The Great Eros has responded to the headline-making lawsuit that WeWoreWhat initiated against it this fall. In the answer that it ... January 7, 2021 - By TFL Business Failed Billie, P&G Deal Highlights DTC Double-Edged Sword: The Power and Pitfalls of Innovative Marketing and Pricing Procter & Gamble and Billie have called off their previously-announced merger on the heels of the Federal Trade Commission ... January 6, 2021 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property Louis Vuitton, Nike, Michael Kors Among Brands Linked to Large-Scale Counterfeit Busts in Annual U.S. IP Report The effects of COVID-19 took center stage in the Annual Intellectual Property Report that U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement ... January 6, 2021 - By TFL Law Intellectual Property Michael Jordan Lands Significant Chinese Victory Against Qiaodan Sports Over Misuse of His Name On December 30, 2020, the Shanghai Second Intermediate People’s Court ruled in favor of Michael Jordan against ... January 5, 2021 - By Aaron Wininger Law From Spats Over Instagram Images to the Enduring Resale Wars, These Are Some of the Cases to Watch for in 2021 From lawsuits over the unauthorized use of others’ imagery by brands like Volvo and famous figures like Emily Ratajkowski, and ... January 5, 2021 - By TFL Business Amid Pending Lawsuits Over Kardashian-Jenner Deals, Coty Finalizes Purchase of 20 Percent Stake in KKW Beauty Coty’s tie-up with Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty is official, the beauty giant revealed on Tuesday, announcing that it has ... 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