Resident Now Suing Urban Outfitters Over Lower East Side Trademark
Clinton Street resident Robert Lopez is on a roll. A month after dropping a lawsuit at the doorstep of Gap, Inc., the litigious trademark holder for “Lower East Side” is back with another action. This time it’s against Urban Outfitters. According to a tipster, papers were filed earlier today with the District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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It seems Mr. Lopez has been somewhat successful in protecting his L.E.S. Clothing Co. brand. Said Boogie reader also included the following note:
Also got word that he recently shut down CafePress, printmojo, and a few other online merchant sites from selling Lower East Side Clothing.
Much like the previous THREE cases, Lopez is suing for all profits received exploiting “Lower East Side” and any resultant punitive damages. Below is the court document: