2nd Circ. Revives VIM Counterfeit Jeans Suit

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 6:10 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit by the operator of the V.I.M. retail chain claiming that a supplier of allegedly counterfeit Rocawear jeans violated the Lanham Act by falsely representing to potential buyers that V.I.M. was a satisfied customer.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Thursday vacated a lower court's ruling dismissing the suit by Famous Horse Inc., which operates the New York-area V.I.M. chain, for failure to state a claim against 5th Avenue Photo Inc. and other suppliers of...
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