H&M, Unicolors Face Off On Day 1 Of Fabric Copyright Trial

Law360, Los Angeles (December 5, 2017, 10:14 PM EST) -- Fabric-maker Unicolors Inc. told a California federal jury on the opening day of a copyright trial Tuesday that H&M ripped off one of its patterns for a jacket and skirt, while the clothing retailer countered that it never even saw the design.

Unicolors, a Los Angeles-based textile company, claims H&M Hennes & Mauritz LP infringed its copyrighted design that features zig-zags, circles and layered blocks of patterns. Its attorney Scott Burroughs of Doniger Burroughs kicked off opening arguments by telling the eight-member jury about how the...
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