Macy's Thwarts Martha Stewart's Jump To JC Penney

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT) -- Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. can't take trademarked products that the TV personality designed exclusively for Macy's Inc. to archrival J.C. Penney Co. Inc. for the time being, a New York state judge ruled Friday.

Judge Jeffrey K. Oing handed Macy's a win for now, ruling that the agreement Macy's has to sell thousands of certain Stewart-branded products exclusively at its stores precludes Stewart from selling those types of products — including bedding, bath and kitchen textiles, cookware, housewares, candles, frames, and others — at Stewart-branded...
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