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Jul
3
2017

Blue-Red-Blue

Blue-Red-Blue

Gucci is being sued by notorious copycat retailer Forever 21. The issue at hand: blue-red-blue and green-red-green stripes. It all started when Gucci repeatedly threatened to sue Forever 21 for using an array of its registered trademarks, demanding that Forever 21 cease all sales of three bomber jackets, one sweater and a choker necklace bearing blue-red-blue […]

Sep
30
2015

Nailed it

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Gucci’s presented its Spring/Summer 2016 collection on the runways at Milan Fashion Week. But it were the the Gucci’s nail rings that got all the attention. They have been identified as alleged knockoffs of Bijules, a New York-based fine jewelry company, nail ring designs. Jules Kim founded Bijules in 2004 and created the signature nail […]

Feb
4
2015

I Guess it’s Gucci

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Fashion label Gucci has lost its latest trademark infringement case against Guess over a buckle design. It’s not the first time the two meet in court over a trademark matter; they  have fought before. Gucci had requested €55 million in damages from Guess, because they allegedly copied its repeating GG pattern, the Gucci script logo and […]

Nov
20
2013

Not so Gucci

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The fashion world is shocked. Well, Gucci is. After losing the rights to an important trademark in the UK. As you may know, registering a trademark is just the first step. Within 5 years (in most countries) you must actually use the mark. Of you don’t, it can be cancelled. Gucci’s competitor Gerry Weber challenged […]