Disney, Not Pleased Knock-Off Party Characters, Sues

Disney, Not Pleased Knock-Off Party Characters, Sues

Disney doesn’t want you to hire “Big Hairy Guy,” a Chewbacca lookalike, for your child’s next birthday party. Disney and its corporate affiliates have filed a lawsuit against Characters For Hire, LLC (“CFH”) for copyright and trademark infringement. Though...
Counterfeit Hamilton Merch Takes Final Bow

Counterfeit Hamilton Merch Takes Final Bow

On February 22, Hamilton: An American Musical producer Jeffrey Seller announced that Hamilton Uptown, the musical’s production company, settled a trademark and copyright infringement suit with online retail platforms SunFrog and GearLaunch. Hamilton Uptown and...
What’s in a hangtag? that which we call Coach

What’s in a hangtag? that which we call Coach

According to the The Fashion Law, Coach filed an action in a Manhattan federal court in February 2017 against various defendants for creating and distributing products that allegedly infringe upon its intellectual property. Interestingly, and rather unusually, Coach...