Polo Group Fights Ralph Lauren Logo Win In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 4:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Polo Association on Tuesday urged the Second Circuit to overturn a lower court's ruling barring it from using a horse-and-rider symbol similar to Polo Ralph Lauren Holdings Inc.’s logo on fragrances, arguing that the decision failed to consider market conditions.

The USPA argued in a brief that a New York federal judge erroneously found the organization adopted its logo — which depicts two polo players — in bad faith and that the ruling ignored the long history of coexistence between the two logos on...
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