Gucci Widow Barred From Profiting Off Famed Name

Law360, New York (August 5, 2009, 2:25 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has reportedly barred the ex-wife of Guccio Gucci SpA’s former chief designer and her daughter from selling cosmetics, handbags and other consumer products that infringe the trademarks of the high-end brand.

Judge Richard M. Berman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday handed down a permanent injunction blocking the U.S. sale of an array of items bearing the names Jennifer Gucci — the widow of former Gucci designer Paolo Gucci — and Gemma Gucci — Jennifer...
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