Gildan Argues Improper Denial Of Injunction In Sock Trade-Dress Lawsuit

(August 14, 2015, 12:52 PM EDT) -- Case: Gildan USA Inc. v. Dillard’s Inc., No. 15-1401, 4th Cir.

Appellant brief: Filed June 10 by Gildan USA Inc. Brief available. Document #78-150803-029B.

Background: On Oct. 22, 2014, Gildan USA Inc. filed a trade-dress infringement action against Dillard’s Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Gildan alleged that it has protectable rights under the Lanham Act in unregistered trade dress for a wide variety of differing sock packages. Gildan claimed that its packaging is nonfunctional and that Dillard’s sock...
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