Guess Dodges Insurer's Claims In Suit Over Gucci IP Defense

Law360, Los Angeles (September 28, 2012, 10:08 PM EDT) -- Guess Inc. on Friday won a victory in a coverage battle with insurers as a California judge ruled Zurich American Insurance Co. could not countersue the clothing label for failing to cooperate in its own defense in a trademark battle with Gucci America Inc.

Zurich is one of more than 10 insurers Guess sued in May 2011, alleging they breached personal injury and advertising policies in its fight with Gucci. In a cross-complaint, Zurich is seeking a court order declaring that the fees the firm O'Melveny...
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