Mistrial Declared In Trade Dress Suit V. Forever 21

Law360, New York (May 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has declared a mistrial in the landmark suit brought by high-end brand Trovata Inc. against Forever 21 Inc., the first trade dress suit against the retailer to make it to trial.

All but one of the eight jurors in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California returned verdicts in favor of Trovata on Wednesday, falling just short of the unanimous vote needed for Trovata to win.

Attorneys for both sides said the parties would convene in June to set a new...
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