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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.

"While [EMV] cards reduced counterfeit credit card fraud at the point-of-sale, they have driven fraudsters online," says Adam Fingersh, Experian general manager and senior vice president of Fraud and Identity Solutions.

Its new digital and TV ads will spotlight three small retailers whose businesses are threatened by House Republicans' Border Adjustment Tax.

They were operating "rogue" Moose Knuckles websites and selling counterfeits of Moose Knuckles apparel and accessories.

adidas Group plans to bolster its retail sales network to 12,000 outlets in China by 2020, with much of the growth slated for smaller cities.

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