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Anthony V. Lupo, Matthew R. Mills, Angela M. Santos, R. Erica Roque, Emily P. Caylor
Social media has revolutionized the ways in which brands target and market to consumers and the value of successful social media pages has become increasingly recognized, resulting in disputes over the ownership of these “assets.”
Anthony V. Lupo, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Lindsay Korotkin, Amy (Salomon) McFarland, Megan A. Rzonca
Nike and Japanese fashion brand A Bathing Ape (BAPE) have settled a trademark infringement lawsuit over BAPE’s alleged on-again, off-again infringement of some of Nike’s most iconic sneaker designs. The settlement requires BAPE to discontinue some of its sneakers and redesign others.
Anthony V. Lupo, Emily Cowley Leongini, Shoshana Golden
As we have reported at length, the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA) imposed extensive new requirements related to cosmetic products marketed in the United States.
Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D.
PFAS are a large family of synthetic organic chemicals containing carbon chains in which most or all of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine.
Michelle Mancino Marsh, Lindsay Korotkin, N. Christopher Norton, Brooke M. Delaney, Megan A. Rzonca
On December 5, 2023, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a precedent-setting decision in favor of the prominent skateboarding footwear and apparel brand, Vans.
Anthony V. Lupo, Wesley T. Gee, R. Erica Roque, Mariam Al-Koshnaw Creedon, Felicia A. Xu, Emily P. Caylor, Dan Jasnow, Angela M. Santos, Christine R.W. Quigley, D. Reed Freeman Jr., Thorne Maginnis, Samantha Overly Patel, Daniel J. McQueen, Adam Diederich
The fashion and retail industry experienced another year of considerable change in 2023.
Anthony V. Lupo, Thomas M. Crispi
In the latest episode of Fashion Counsel, AFS Chairman Anthony V. Lupo is joined by Thomas Crispi, AFS Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice leader, to discuss how retailers and manufacturers can anticipate potential product issues and have a plan in place to handle US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) inquiries, class actions, and probable liability. 
Anthony V. Lupo, Dan Jasnow, R. Erica Roque, Felicia A. Xu
For better or worse, generative artificial intelligence (AI) is already transforming the way we live and work. Retail and fashion companies that fail to embrace AI likely risk losing their current market share or, worse, going out of business altogether.
Anthony V. Lupo, Dan Jasnow, Emily B. Lewis
A class action complaint filed recently against Foot Locker, Inc. in New York alleges that the footwear retailer is misleading consumers into believing that products are scarce or about to sell out, when that is not in fact the case.
Anthony V. Lupo, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Dan Jasnow, R. Erica Roque
With the advent of OpenAI’s ChatGPT, GitHub Copilot, and Google’s Bard, generative artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage from students looking for an easy answer to c-suite executives hoping to stay ahead of the game.
Anthony V. Lupo, Amy Antoniolli
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Anthony V. Lupo, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Amy (Salomon) McFarland, Megan A. Rzonca
Nike Inc. recently sued Japanese streetwear company, A Bathing Ape (BAPE), in the Southern District of New York, alleging that BAPE’s business model revolves around offering “near verbatim” copies of Nike’s iconic Air Force 1, Air Jordan, and Dunk designs.
Anthony V. Lupo, Brian D. Schneider
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Anthony V. Lupo, Amy Antoniolli, Dan Jasnow, Emily B. Lewis
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on December 14, 2022, that it is seeking public comment on potential updates and changes to its “Green Guides,” kicking off a process that may lead to the first significant changes to the Guides since 2012.
Anthony V. Lupo, Dan Jasnow, Matthew R. Mills, Helenka B. Mietka
On November 3, 2022, two consumers filed a putative class action complaint against a fast fashion company, claiming that the apparel company’s “Conscious Choice” clothing line deceived consumers into buying products labeled as made from environmentally friendly materials.
Anthony V. Lupo, Dan Jasnow
In this Fashion Counsel video, Anthony Lupo and Dan Jasnow break down what e-commerce will look like as the metaverse continues to evolve.
Anthony V. Lupo
Between consumer demand for more transparency and anticipated 2023 privacy laws, companies may be vulnerable to class action lawsuits.
Anthony V. Lupo, Matthew R. Mills, Megan A. Rzonca
After leading the nation in banning plastic bags, California recently enacted sweeping legislation that requires a reduction in the amount of plastic produced and used in the state. The law is the first of its kind. 
Anthony V. Lupo
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, ArentFox Schiff Fashion & Retail Leader Anthony Lupo speaks with Sports and Corporate & Securities Partner Bill Ordower to discuss how companies can maximize brand partnerships domestically and abroad.
George P. Angelich, Brett D. Goodman
After years of large retailers and malls struggling prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and the most vulnerable retailers filing for bankruptcy relief in its immediate wake in early 2020, the US economy rebounded strongly with the aid of government assistance and low interest rates.
Karen Ellis Carr, Katie Heilman, Dan Jasnow
Environmentally responsible fashion has become a key marketing signal for many global brands, with advertising claims such as “sustainable,” “responsibly sourced,” “organic,” and “recycled” cropping up throughout the fashion industry. These claims respond to growing demand from consumers.
Berin S. Romagnolo, Nancy A. Noonan
It’s that time of year again when employers have to decide who they are sponsoring for an H-1B visa.
Anthony V. Lupo, Angela M. Santos, Dan Jasnow
The New York State Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act (S7428/ A8352) (Fashion Act) would require fashion retailers and manufacturers doing business in New York State to comply with stringent supply chain mapping requirements and to disclose the environmental and social impacts of t
Anthony V. Lupo, Dan Jasnow
With growing consumer shift toward "sustainable" products, retail companies must ensure that claims of sustainability can be substantiated while planning ahead for anticipated changes to the Federal Trade Commission's Green Guide in 2022. Anthony Lupo and Dan Jasnow have your main takeaways.
Anthony V. Lupo, Angela M. Santos
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Arent Fox Fashion & Retail Leader Anthony Lupo speaks with Consumer Products and Fashion & Retail Partner Angela Santos to discuss how companies can reduce import duties and prevent costly import detentions due to forced labor found in their supply chai