World Trademark Review recently published an informative article authored by our New York partner, Lara A. Holzman, about a lawsuit over trademark infringement, counterfeiting and unfair competition related to the manufacture and sale of cosmetic fragrances.
Here’s a short synopsis of the article:
Plaintiffs Coty Inc and various trademark owners brought suit against defendants Cosmopolitan Cosmetics Inc and its two principals for trademark infringement, counterfeiting and unfair competition under the Lanham Act and under New York state law. The defendants moved to dismiss for failure to state a claim under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6). On 9 January 2020 the Southern District of New York denied the motion in part and granted the motion in part based on the following facts and arguments (Coty Inc v Cosmopolitan Cosmetics Inc (18-cv-11145)).
Read the entire article HERE.