Forever 21 & Brandy Melville Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Design patents for printed fabrics are nothing new. In a recent lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, a retailer claims their printed fabric design was copied and sold by another brand. Deborah Belgum, a writer with the California Apparel News, gives us the details in a recent post. While you’re there, check out other interesting articles in this informative fashion news site.


Forever 21 Sues Brandy Melville for Copyright Infringement

In the world of copyright lawsuits, the tables have turned with Forever 21 stepping up to sue a fellow teen retailer for allegedly knocking off a fabric print that Forever 21 said it copyrighted nearly two years ago.

On Aug. 18, Forever 21 sued Bastiat USA Inc., which does business in the United States as Brandy Melville; Thomas Aquinas, a California corporation that does business as Brandy Melville; and Stephen Marsan, cofounder of Brandy Melville, whose U.S. offices are in Santa Monica, Calif.
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