Steve Madden in hot water…again
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Steve Madden in hot water…again

Steve Madden is in trouble again. Just as it thought it was done with the commotion of its trade dress battle with Altuzarra, it has gotten into trouble with Dr. Martens over Madden’s production of a boot that bears striking similarities to Dr. Martens’ most famous boot.  Dr. Martens is alleging that Steve Madden is making … Continue reading

WWD: Someone on your turf – Fashion victim to trademark squatting
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WWD: Someone on your turf – Fashion victim to trademark squatting

Cybersquatting is the “abusive registration of trademarks as domain names”. Imagine you were a growing brand and wanted to expand your scope to the cyber world. You look to register your brand, and you see that the website already exists, with your trademark, and it seems to exist for no real purpose. You are a … Continue reading