US: Kate Spade in $1m lawsuit - reports
Kate Spade New York is rumoured to have landed itself in a US$1m lawsuit over its floral-print dresses.
Executives who control the work of late artist Vera Neumann claimed Kate Spade "obviously copied" Neumann's 1979 classic Poppy Field design, according to the New York Post. The filing claims Spade publicly acknowledged items that have inspired her designs include the artist's silk-screened scarves.
The lawsuit was filed at a Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, the report added.
Kate Spade could not be reached for comment.
Fifth & Pacific subsidiary Kate Spade has completed the acquisition of the 51% stake in Kate Spade Japan owned by Japanese joint venture partner Sanei International. ...
US fashion firm Fifth & Pacific has today seen its third-quarter net losses narrow as sales of its Juicy Couture brand continued to struggle....
Kate Spade New York, the lifestyle brand owned by Fifth & Pacific Companies, will unveil its latest clothing brand to the Japanese market in February....
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