Bath & Body Can’t Put Stake In ‘Twilight’ IP Claim

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 1:57 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday refused to toss an intellectual property claim the makers of the popular “Twilight” films brought against Bath & Body Works Brand Management Inc, whose personal care products allegedly copy Twilight's signature silhouetted trees design.

U.S. District Judge George B. Daniels said at a hearing that he would deny without prejudice Bath & Body's motion to dismiss Twilight film company Summit Entertainment LLC's trade dress claim. Summit, which has licensed the "Twilight" name to a line of cosmetics, says that...
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