Macy's Seeks To Block Martha Stewart, Penney Merch Deal

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 3:27 PM EST) -- Macy's Inc. on Wednesday asked a New York state court to prevent Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. from going through with a licensing deal with J.C. Penney Co. Inc. that Macy's contends is prohibited by its own merchandising deal struck with MSLO six years ago.

Macy's said in its motion for a preliminary injunction, filed with the New York Supreme Court, that it executed an exclusive deal with the television personality's media and merchandising company in 2006 and that J.C. Penney should therefore be blocked from...
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