2nd Circ. Judge Asks If Online Shopping Impacts Key TM Test

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 2:19 PM EDT) -- Second Circuit Judge Guido Calabresi asked Friday if a Manhattan trial judge should have focused more on the world of online shopping before dismissing millennial women's retailer Joules Ltd.'s  trademark suit claiming infringement against Macy's over its “Maison Jules” clothing line.

A U.S. district judge dismissed Joules in August with a finding that Joules and Macy's "almost never compete directly." (AP) Judge Calabresi, who heard the appeal alongside Judges Ralph K. Winter and Denny Chin, suggested the U.K.-based Joules may have a glimmer of hope for...
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Case Title

Joules Limited v. Macy's Merchandising Group, In


Case Number

16-3037

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3840 PROPERTY RIGHTS-Trademark

Date Filed

September 1, 2016

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