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Fashion Counsel Executive Series: Lars Schmidt of Escada discusses legal issues for a global brand, part 2

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2014

In Fashion Counsel's first Executive Series interview, Anthony Lupo spoke with international luxury fashion house Escada's General Counsel, Lars

California state court decision could spell trouble for some online retailers

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 4 2014

A recent state court decision in California could prove a major headache for online retailers that engage in comparative price advertising. Although

Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2014

According to a recent ruling in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, CrossFit may have violated the Digital Millennium

Fried chicken chain may be strong-armed out of trademark rights in the “Popeyes” name

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 12 2012

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (AFC), the parent company of the Popeyes Louisiana Chicken fast-food chain, recently filed a declaratory action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia seeking a ruling by the court that AFC will retain the rights to use the “POPEYES” trademark after a licensing agreement with Hearst Corp. the owner of the rights to the well-known “Popeye the Sailor” cartoon character expires in December 2012

Court rules that size, placement of forum-selection clause is pivotal in Microsoft case

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 2 2014

A recent ruling out of West Texas in Mendoza v. Microsoft, Inc., 5:13-CV-00378 (W.D. Tex. March 5, 2014) serves as a reminder that companies must

Yes means no agreement to arbitrate: lack of essential elements of a contract in online transactions

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 19 2014

In a recent decision from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Lee v. Intelius Inc., 9th Cir., No. 11-35810, 121613, the Court held that

Leading providers of RFID technology settle with patent troll, impacting fashion and apparel companies

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 25 2013

Over the past several years, many fashion and apparel retail companies have implemented RFID technology in their stores, as it provides a fast

BOSTON STRONG is a “ubiquitous” slogan, not a trademark

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2013

On April 15, 2013, two men set off bombs at the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring countless others. As the City of Boston rallied around

Converse accuses 'fair trade' and 'eco-friendly' competitor of infringement

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2013

Converse Inc. recently sued a competitor, Autonomie Project, Inc., for willfully infringing Converse's famous Chuck Taylor All Star shoes. In the

New COPPA consent method gives websites greater flexibility

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently approved a new method for obtaining verifiable parental consent that could make it easier for companies