Tommy Hilfiger, Movado Settle Watchmaker's Trade Dress Suit
By Bill Donahue
Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 6:52 PM ET) -- Tommy Hilfiger USA Inc. and Movado Group Inc. have agreed to settle a suit accusing them of producing cheap knockoffs of an "iconic" watch made by the Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet Holding SA, according to papers filed Tuesday in New York federal court.
The agreement resolves Audemars' lawsuit, filed in August, that claimed Hilfiger and Movado ripped off the trade dress of its high-end Royal Oak watch to produce the Tommy Hilfiger Eton watch, which launched this summer.
The nearly 140-year-old Swiss watchmaker claimed the...