LVMH Launches First Blockchain-Based Product Tracking

The luxury group LVMH, Microsoft, and the Blockchain services provider startup ConsenSys have officially launched a blockchain-based product tracking system, known as “AURA”. This system is exclusively designed and developed to serve the luxury industry across the world with powerful and robust tracking and tracing services which will verify and uphold the proof of authenticity
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Gentle Monster Sues Malik Yusef for Allegedly Scamming Eyewear Brand

A Korean-based fashion brand widely known for its eyewear — Gentle Monster has sued Kanye West’s collaborator Malik Yusef for allegedly forging Ye’s signature on contracts in addition to faking invoices and making an enormous amount of money in the process. This year in February, the South Korean eyewear brand, Gentle Monster had promoted and
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Ariana Grande Sued by Photographer for Posting Pictures of Herself

  The American singer, songwriter, and actress, Ariana Grande has been accused of violating the copyright law by a paparazzi photographer, Robert Barbera. The New York-based photographer, Robert has filed a lawsuit against the pop star Ariana Grande at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York by claiming that the actress
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US Judge dismisses legal proceeding of ‘Pooey Puitton’ against Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton (LV), a France fashion house and luxury retail company has succeeded in dismissing the legal proceedings initiated by MGA Entertainment, the maker of “Pooey Puitton” toy purses. John Walter, the US District Judge in Los Angeles, asserted that MGA Entertainment Inc’s lawsuit didn’t show any “actual and present controversy” between the two companies
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Embedded Instagram Post of Bieber at the center of the Latest Copyright Case

In the past few days, a photo of Justin Bieber who is a Canadian pop-star has been at the center of the latest lawsuit that closely mirrors one involving a photo of Tom Brady. A New York-based paparazzi photographer, Robert Barbera has filed a lawsuit of copyright infringement against CBS which is an American mass
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Louis Vuitton Sues two Chinese Shoe Companies for Copyright Infringement

French fashion house and luxury retail company, Louis Vuitton is suing two subsidiaries of China’s footwear giant, Belle International for allegedly copying the design of a pair of HK$8,950, famous Archlight sneakers. As per the intellectual property high court of Hong Kong, the fashion brand Louis Vuitton has accused Belle International (China) and Best Able
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Victoria’s Secret threw shade at Budding Rival ThirdLove

Victoria’s Secret, an American designer, manufacturer and marketer of women’s lingerie, women wear, and beauty products, has energized a prolonged and bitter quarrel with ThirdLove, an American company producing and selling bras, underwear and lounge wear, by the means of sedate US trademark applications. While ThirdLove might interrupt or distort the lingerie business, the global
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Brooke Shields Slaps Charlotte Tilbury’s Makeup Company over Eyebrow Pencil

Brooke Shields, an American actress, model and former child star, is well-known for her iconic eyebrows. The star is said to be taking legal action against the celebrity makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury for naming an eyebrow pencil using her first name and initial without her consent. Brooke’s desirable, bold and bushy eyebrows have been a
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European Court confirms trademark protection for gold-plated bottle shapes

An important judgment is taken by the European Court on three-dimensional union marks in the packaging sector which states that the gold-plated and pink-coated bottles shapes can be protected as 3D Union trademark from now onwards. This decision is a result of two invalid proceedings corresponding to Trademark Protection for the bottle shapes with a
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Johnson & Johnson accedes to pay about $1 billion to settle metal hip lawsuits

According to people with knowledge of the matter, Johnson & Johnson, an American-based healthcare company, resolves the bulk of lawsuits alleging it sold faulty metal-on-metal hips that ultimately had to be removed by agreeing to pay about $1 billion.  With this agreement, J&J has settled more than 95 percent of the 6000 cases where surgeons
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