Luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and online auctioneer eBay have settled a long-standing court battle over the selling of knock-off goods.
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Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have been found guilty of tax evasion by an Italian appeals court and sentenced to 18 months in jail.
NEW YORK – When negotiating for branded entertainment, product placement or viral campaigns, it is important for a luxury brand’s legal counsel to manage marketers’ expectations while balancing the risk, a panel of in-house lawyers suggested April 24 at the Cardozo School of Law’s Semi-Annual Fashion Law Symposium.
NEW YORK – With consumers spending 65 percent of their social time on mobile devices, it is becoming more important to understand, from a legal standpoint, how and why fashion brands integrate mobile, according to a panel discussion April 24 at the Cardozo School of Law’s Semi-Annual Fashion Law Symposium.
Since late October, Barneys has been battling a PR nightmare that hit just in time for the holidays.
French fashion house Céline received design patents for two of its iconic handbags to protect its designs and image, which seems to be a current trend in the fashion industry.
As luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recently decided to forgo its expected appeal and take the fine handed down by Autorité des Marchés Financiers, or AMF, for acquiring shares in family-owned French leather goods maker Hermès, there are a few takeaways for the luxury industry.
Italian fashion house Gucci has filed a lawsuit against a number of counterfeit Web sites and online merchants to help protect the brand’s image, although the legal battles are not likely to stop counterfeiters.
U.S. label Michael Kors is protecting the reputation of its brand by filing a lawsuit against Costco Wholesale Corp. for falsely advertising that its products were sold at the retailer.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton was fined $10.4 million by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers for its way of acquiring a share in family-owned French leather goods maker Hermès.