Gucci Can Still Seek Ban On Guess Goods In Trademark Row
By Abigail Rubenstein
Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 2:00 PM ET) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday clarified that although her recent ruling bars luxury retailer Gucci America Inc. from pursuing monetary damages for its claims that Guess Inc. diluted two of its trademarks, the company can still seek injunctive relief.
Gucci slapped Guess with a trademark infringement lawsuit in May 2009 claiming Guess was selling apparel and handbags that are knockoffs of well-known Gucci designs. On Feb. 14, U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin ruled that Guess was entitled to a judgment that it did...