Jacket Makers Infringed ‘Twilight’ Copyrights: Judge

Law360, Los Angeles (October 17, 2011, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday tentatively ruled that the makers of a jacket worn by actress Kristen Stewart in the "Twilight" movie series infringed on trademarks and copyrights owned by producers of the films when it used movie images and logos without permission.

U.S. District Judge Gary A. Feess said BB Dakota Inc.'s use of a stylized tag in its jacket bearing the "Twilight" mark and an image of Stewart from the movie — who played the role of heroine Bella Swan — didn't constitute...
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