Fabric Co. Asks 9th Circ. To Revive Aeropostale IP Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (December 5, 2011, 8:28 PM EST) -- Fabric maker L.A. Printex Industries Inc. told the Ninth Circuit on Monday that Aeropostale Inc. should be on the hook for infringing two of its copyrighted designs because the retailer did not prove in two previous cases that the designs were invalid nor that it had access to them.

The textile designs — one of a rose and the other of a snowflake — were used in garments that were manufactured by Ms. Bubbles Inc. and sold in Aeropostale stores. Federal judges in California tossed the...
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