H&M Says 'LA Fingers' Infringement Suit Doesn't Stick

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 4:14 PM EST) -- H&M Co. Inc. asked a California federal judge Wednesday to toss a lawsuit claiming the Swedish clothing retailer infringed copyrights by placing an iconic photo called “LA Fingers” on T-shirts, saying the case was flawed beyond saving.

The suit, filed by Mexican-American photographer Estevan Oriol, was already booted last month, but U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real gave the artist a chance to refile trimmed-down infringement claims earlier this month.

Now, H&M says the new, amended complaint is still deficient in nearly every way and should...
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Case Title

Estevan Oriol v. H & M Hennes & Mauritz L P


Case Number

2:13-cv-05088

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Manuel L. Real

Date Filed

July 16, 2013

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