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Enforcing design patents: Old Navy sued for sandal designs

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

On September 10, 2014, JPT Group, owner of the iconic American fashion brand Bernardo, filed suit in the Southern District of Texas alleging that Old

Clothing, footwear, and fragrance manufacturers hit competitors with trademark infringement suits

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2010

American companies that make apparel, footwear, andor fragrances are using trademark infringement litigation to fight back against perceived copying of clothing designs, shoe designs, and other trademarks

Costco’s alleged bait and switch advertisement could cost them

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

Luxury fashion company Michael Kors has sued warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp. in federal court over an alleged "bait and switch"

Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Class action complaints allege that Yelp.com sales reps use threats, manipulation to sell advertising

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2010

In the last few weeks, two different California small business owners have filed class action lawsuits against Yelp! Inc. (“Yelp”), alleging that the company’s sales representatives use unfair business practices to sell advertising on Yelp.com

Mailin’ it in: the FTC gives the mail order rule a makeover

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced changes to the “Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise” Rule (a.k.a., the Mail Order Rule) aimed

Searching for answers over keyword searches: CDA blocks state law IP claims

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

By now, most consumers are familiar with those sponsored links that appear on Yahoo!, Google, or Bing after they search for something on the Internet

Copyright and trademark issues highlighted during recent controversy over Pinterest’s terms of service

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

Any company with an online presence, especially one that allows users or subscribers to post content or images, should carefully consider applicable intellectual property laws and take steps to ensure that its website’s terms of service are at all times appropriately tailored to provide adequate protection for the company while simultaneously serving the specific needs of the site and its users

Gaming the name: Federal Court dismisses trademark claim in video game case on First Amendment grounds

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2013

In a case that could make it more difficult for trademark owners to enforce their rights, a federal district court in May concluded that the First

It’s all in the jeans: LA Idol Fashion barred from cloning competitors’ designs

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

The makers of “Miss Me” and “Rock Revival” brand jeanswear recently secured a preliminary injunction against LA Idol Fashion by persuading a federal judge that the rear-pocket designs on some of LA Idol’s high-end jeans likely infringed upon their rights in their own pocket designs