Jeweler Buccellati Gets Defenses Booted In Trademark Suit

Law360, Miami (March 12, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT) -- Italian jewelry design house Buccellati Holding Italia SPA won a partial motion for summary judgment in Miami federal court Wednesday against affirmative defenses put forth by a descendant of its founder, whom it has sued over alleged trademark infringement.

The dispute between Buccellati and handbag designer Laura Buccellati, the grandniece of company founder Mario Buccellati, is set for trial April 14, over the company's claims she has infringed on its U.S. trademark by using her own trademarked name to falsely imply her company's association with the...
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