Nine West, Asprey Settle Sandal Trademark Fight

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Nine West Development Corp. and British luxury brand Asprey Holdings Ltd. on Tuesday resolved a trademark suit in New York over Nine West's “Asprey Sandal.”

U.S. District Judge Louis L. Stanton dismissed the lawsuit, saying the court had been informed the parties had reached a settlement. The dismissal order did not disclose the terms of the settlement.

Nine West lodged the declaratory judgment suit in May seeking a ruling that it had not infringed Asprey's trademark after Asprey allegedly threatened legal action over the company's name...
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