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Claims by Birkenstock that Amazon has failed to prevent counterfeits of its products have led the company to end its relationship with the online retailer in Europe.

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

The groups launched the Coalition on Capitol Hill today with participation from VF Corporation, Target Corp, SanMar Corporation, Precision Custom Coatings, and Levi Strauss & Co. Following the launch, the Coalition will meet with officials in Congress and the Administration to discuss the impact and importance of the U.S. global value chain.

Organizations representing America's most recognized retail brands, suppliers and Main Street businesses, announced the launch of the U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition.

Columbia Sportswear Company prevailed in its patent infringement lawsuit against Seirus Innovative Accessories.

The Supreme Court’s 2017 decision in Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc. was not just a W-I-N for Varsity Brands — a leading manufacturer of cheerleading uniforms — but also for the entire fashion industry as well.  Despite the establishment of copyright rights in the U.S.

The lawsuit, among the first whistleblower cases brought in the U.S. by a U.K. citizen that the government has joined, alleges that Pure Collection fraudulently evaded the payment of duties to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, giving itself an unfair advantage among U.S.

Columbia Sportswear Company issued the following statement regarding its resolution of a legal dispute with a former employee who improperly accessed its private computer network. “Last summer, we discovered that a former employee, who then was working as an executive at one of our technolo

If you want to know what's on deck in the fashion world, you can take a clue from Mother Nature.

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) welcomed today’s joint statement by Congressional and Administration leadership that drops the border adjustment tax from tax reform discussions. “The border adjustment tax was a bad idea looking for a place to happen.

AAP is calling upon Florida's entire congressional delegation to oppose this ill-advised policy that will not only make everyday goods more expensive for Florida residents, but it will make it even harder for job creators to do business in the state.

AAFA's comments demonstrate how the BAT provision will directly result in increased prices for consumers, lost jobs and potential bankruptcies.

This patent teaches a revolutionary method for making a membrane enhanced with active particles.

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