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Target Faces Trademark Challenge in Canada

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Opening stores north of the border isn’t turning out to be an easy mark for Target, the well-known American retail chain. This is because in Canada, Fairweather Ltd. (owned by International Clothiers) has owned the trademark for “Target Apparel” for the past decade, which could make it more difficult for the American retailer to expand. […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

January 19th, 2011 at 9:11 am

Posted in Intellectual Property

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Target and Coach Reach Settlement Over Knockoff Bags

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In October of 2009, Coach Services, Inc., maker of designer handbags and other accessories, sued Target Corporation, alleging the retailer was selling unauthorized knockoffs of its designs. Just this past week, the two business giants reached a confidential settlement “satisfactory to all parties in this litigation,” according to Todd Kahn, Coach’s Senior Vice President and […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 18th, 2010 at 10:46 am