JA Apparel Corp.
When clothing designer Joseph Abboud had a falling out with the new management of JA Apparel, the clothing company he had founded, he tried to start a competing clothing line called “jaz.” He planned to use his name in jaz promotions, identifying himself as the designer of the new line.…
New Judicial Opinions
Defendant Joseph Abboud (“Abboud”) is a fashion designer. In 1987, Abboud launched his first menswear line under the “Joseph Abboud” label, while working for the Milton Freeberg Company. It was at this time that Abboud also registered his personal name, “Joseph Abboud,” as a trademark with the U.S. Patent and…
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