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The Next Wave of Class Action Lawsuits Against Fashion Retailers: Excess Shipping and Handling Fees
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

Based on recent federal court filings in the Central District of California, it appears that plaintiff lawyers have found a new way to threaten


California court clarifies scope of Song-Beverly
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act does not prohibit retailers from collecting email addresses after a credit card transaction has been


When the music stops: NY Court of Appeals limits meaning of ‘affiliate’
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

The New York Court of Appeals recently held in Ellington v. EMI Music, Inc. that the term "affiliates" in a copyright renewal agreement referred only


Fashion house Bottega Veneta scores big win at TTAB
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2013

Bottega Veneta, one of the world's premier fashion companies, recently won an important ruling regarding the scope of its trade dress rights at the


Converse accuses 'fair trade' and 'eco-friendly' competitor of infringement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • 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


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"


The North Face and Polo Ralph Lauren continue to score significant victories in battle against online counterfeiters
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2011

A federal judge in the Southern District of New York recently sent a strong message to online counterfeiters by granting the owners of famous clothing brands The North Face and Polo Ralph Lauren the authority to shut down new websites selling counterfeit goods and seize proceeds from counterfeit sales without seeking further court approval


The FTC closes its first investigation against Ann Taylor under the endorsement guides
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently made public its first investigation under the "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements in Advertising" (Guides


Costco Looks to Knock Out FACTA Receipt Class Action
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

Costco Wholesale Corporation recently moved to dismiss a class action lawsuit alleging that the discount retailer printed more than the last five


In Vino Veritas: federal court stomps Winery’s trademark priority argument
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

A recent trademark infringement case involving two wineries highlights how compliance with industry-specific regulatory requirements can have a