Kenneth Cole Sued By Cancer Group Over Ribbon Trademark

Law360, New York (March 9, 2012, 5:05 PM EST) -- Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. on Wednesday was sued in New Jersey federal court by two women who say the fashion house sold pins drawing on the pair's trademarked “double ribbon” breast cancer awareness merchandise.

Cynthia Meehan and Regina A. Babcock, who sell apparel and jewelry featuring a logo consisting of two interlocking ribbons, said in their lawsuit that Kenneth Cole has copied their symbol for use in pins it sells in connection with its own charity campaign.

“Kenneth Cole's use of the double ribbon design is...
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