Martha Stewart Must Face Macy's Design Claims, Judge Says

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT) -- Macy's Inc. can continue with its efforts to try to stop Martha Stewart from designing certain home goods for other retailers, a New York state judge ruled Thursday during a bench trial, paving the way for Macy's to try to block J.C. Penney Co. Inc. from selling Stewart-designed goods under another brand name.

Judge Jeffrey K. Oing refused to grant Stewart's midtrial request that he dismiss the portions of Macy's case asserting that Stewart isn't allowed to design certain home products for other retailers even if...
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