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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.
Arent Fox Schiff Advises Fashion Icon Alexander Wang on New Creative Office Space and Showroom at the Seaport
ArentFox Schiff represented internationally renowned fashion designer Alexander Wang in the leasing of a new global headquarters in the Fulton Market Building of the Seaport, a high-end commercial retail destination in Lower Manhattan.
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.
I’m Not Your Lawyer and Other Friendly Greetings: The Ethics of Communicating with Unrepresented Parties
Partner Ann MacDonald, Vice Chair of DRI’s Retail and Hospitality Committee, is presenting at the organziation’s 2022 Retail and Hospitality Litigation Seminar on June 24, 2022 in Atlanta.
Bankruptcy Legislation Update: House Passes Bill Preserving $7.5 Million Eligibility Threshold for Subchapter V; Legislation Ready for Biden’s Signature
The House has passed a bill that will now go to the President to sign into law that raises the eligible debt ceiling for Subchapter V of Chapter 11 to $7,500,000. Small businesses with up to $7,500,000 in noncontingent, liquidated debts will once again be eligible for relief under Subchapter V.
The 2022 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 66 ArentFox Schiff attorneys as leaders in their field.
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.
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.
Parents across the country are often on the lookout for the latest “hot” items for their kids and social media can be one way parents find out about what’s popular. One toy that has been popular on social media is the Pop It fidget.
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In a first-of-its-kind case, the Federal Trade Commission required Fashion Nova to pay $4.2 Million for blocking negative customer reviews in violation of the FTC Act. Shortly after, the agency released new guidance for online retailers and review platforms.
The proposed New York State Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act (Fashion Act) and recently enacted Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) aim to compel the fashion industry to expedite the pace of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) initiatives in the fashion industry and wi
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
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.
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
Fashion brand, Thom Browne, has taken its trademark battle with Adidas overseas, urging a London court to cancel more than 20 of Adidas’s U.K. trademarks for its three-stripe design. This suit is part of an ongoing dispute between the brands that has spanned the globe for more than three years.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has ordered Kanye West’s Yeezy brand to pay $950,000 to settle a class action lawsuit claiming that the brand’s delayed shipping, and lack of notice thereof, is a violation of California’s 30-day shipping rules.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently affirmed a decision by the District Court for the Southern District of New York, finding that refurbished antique watches retaining an original manufacturer’s trademark and sold by a third-party defendant were not infringing.
On Notice: FTC Threatens Significant Fines Against Advertisers Who Violate Endorsement and Testimonial Guidance
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on October 13, 2021, warned 700 major consumer products companies and national advertisers that any future violations of the FTC’s endorsement and testimonial guidance could result in civil fines of up to $43,792 per incident. While the notices do not allege a
The renowned theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku joins Fox Forum to discuss immortality, time travel, whether we are living in a simulation, string theory, when AI and the robots will take over, and the inventions that could change our lives.
Arent Fox Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho has once again been selected by Washingtonian magazine as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Washington."
A federal district court judge recently refused to dismiss a trademark infringement claim against an influencer engaged by Rodan & Fields to promote one of its new cosmetic products. Notably, the infringement claim targets the influencer’s use of the brand’s allegedly infringing mark.