US Polo Association Wants Trial In Ralph Lauren IP Fight

Law360, New York (October 03, 2012, 7:24 PM ET) -- The U.S. Polo Association argued Wednesday that sunglasses the sporting association sells do not violate a court order preventing it from infringing Polo Ralph Lauren Holdings Inc.'s trademark horseman logo, saying the issue needs a trial.

A court order prevents USPA from using a Ralph Lauren-like logo on fragrances, but no court has considered whether that injunction stretches to sunglasses, a lawyer for USPA argued at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Robert W. Sweet.

“Sunglasses are new,” John Parker of Baker Hostetler LLP said. “We...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States Polo Association, Inc. et al v. PRL USA Holdings, Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Robert W. Sweet

Date Filed

November 13, 2009

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