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Star Diamond Sues Rio Tinto over Canada Deal
Star Diamond Corporation has started legal proceedings against Rio Tinto, accusing the mining giant of failing to comply with the terms of a joint-venture agreement.In 2017, Rio Tinto closed a deal with the Canadian miner,...
Mining Mar 09, 2020 Rapaport News
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Alex and Ani Sues Bank of America for $1.1B
Alex and Ani has filed a $1.1 billion lawsuit against Bankof America, claiming its gender bias and greed have driven the jewelry company toward bankruptcy.Last year, the bank declared the company...
Retail Jul 29, 2019 Rapaport News
Cartier Files $40M Lawsuit Against Saks
Saks Fifth Avenue illegally ordered Cartier to vacate aprime location inside its famous New York department store, according to a $40million lawsuit Cartier filed last week. The case revolves around a lease agreement that...
Financial-Legal Oct 07, 2018 Rapaport News
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Sterling Fights Back Against Alex and Ani
Sterling Jewelers has responded toAlex and Ani’s countersuit against the retailer, claiming its sparring partner breached a contract between the companies. The jewelry retail giant has highlighted nine points itbelieves makes...
Retail Mar 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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Sarine Sues Rose Gems for Alleged Fraud
Sarine Technologies has filed a lawsuit against Indianmanufacturer Rose Gems, alleging breach of contract and fraud, thediamond-technology company said Sunday. The suit, which also alleges copyright infringement, relatesto activities Sarine initially reported...
Financial-Legal Feb 19, 2018 Leah Meirovich
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Sterling Sues Alex and Ani over Supply Deal
Sterling Jewelers has sued Alex and Ani for more than $2million over a supply deal that resulted in a dispute over inventory returns,court filings show.The two companies entered into an agreement in August 2015under which...
Retail Jan 11, 2018 Rapaport News
Signet Says Shareholder Suit Lacks Merit
Signet Jewelers has dismissed a lawsuit that claims theretailer misled the public about an arbitration case during which allegationsof sexual harassment surfaced.The suit, which was filed last week, alleges that Signet andcertain...
Retail Apr 04, 2017 Rapaport News
Press Release: Judge Reverses Earlier Ruling on Red Gold Trademark
Press Release: A judge reversed the latest ruling in the Chris Aire Red Gold® Trademark Infringement case (CV 11-00468 DMG JCx). The ongoing lawsuit accused 15 luxury watch brands, including Hublot and LVMH...
Financial-Legal Jun 16, 2015 Chris Aire Red Gold
Press Release: Cummings Manookian Class Action Suit Targets Diamond Overgrading
Press Release: The law firm of Cummings Manookian announced that it will begin filing a number of class action lawsuits centered on the dumping of billions of dollars of intentionally overgraded diamonds on hundreds of thousands of consumers. Diamond overgrading​ is the...
Financial-Legal Apr 17, 2015 Cummings Manookian
Trent West Awarded Permanent Injunction for Tungsten Carbide
Press Release: Trent West, the owner of nine patents that are related to the concept and manufacturing of Tungsten Carbide rings in the U.S., was awarded a permanent injunction against Zenga Inc., prohibiting the sale...
Financial-Legal Nov 24, 2014 Trent West
Jeweler Gilt Sues Gilt Group for Trademark Infringement
Antique and estate jeweler Gilt Jewelry of Portland, Oregon sued online retailer the Gilt Groupe Inc. for trademark infringement, unfair competition and unjust enrichment, according to the jeweler's attorney at Miller Nash LLP....
Financial-Legal Oct 13, 2014 Jeff Miller
Tiffany & Co. and Zale Corp. Hit With Patent Infringement Suits
Plaintiff eDekka LLC has sued jewelers Tiffany & Co. and Zale Corporation along with 160 other major retailers in the U.S. for patent infringement, claiming that each defendant had derived substantial...
Financial-Legal May 21, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Third Point Sues Sotheby's to Drop 'Poison Pill'
Sotheby's top shareholder, Dan Loeb, the founder of Third Point LLC, has sued the auction house claiming its so-called ''poison pill'' shareholder rights plan purposely prevents investors from influencing the board....
Financial-Legal Mar 25, 2014 Jeff Miller
Judge Permits Generic 'Tiffany Setting' Argument to Proceed
U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain ruled this past week that Costco Wholesale Corporation may proceed with its defense argument and discovery process related to proving that the ''Tiffany setting'' is a generic...
Financial-Legal Jan 21, 2014 Jeff Miller
Trent West Settles Tungsten Carbide Patent Claim with DAXX
Trent West, the owner of nine patents related to the concept and manufacturing of Tungsten Carbide rings in the U.S., has reached a settlement agreement with DAXX, also known as (aka) Silver Bin. As part of the settlement...
Financial-Legal Oct 11, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Tiffany & Co. to Proceed With Branded Watches
Tiffany & Co. intends to proceed with plans to design, produce, market and distribute Tiffany & Co.-branded watches, according to a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). The luxury jeweler originally established...
Watches Oct 11, 2013 Jeff Miller
Sterling, Zale Reach Settlement in Diamond Advertising Lawsuit
Sterling Jewelers Inc. and Zale Corporation have agreed to resolve a lawsuit pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, named Sterling Jewelers Inc. versus Zale Corporation.The resolution will...
Financial-Legal Sep 08, 2013 Deena Taylor
DMIA Welcomes Conclusion of Lawsuit Against De Beers
Press Release: The Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America (DMIA) said it is pleased to report that the payments to companies that purchased directly from Diamdel and its competitors, which are the result of the...
Financial-Legal Aug 02, 2013 DMIA
Lazare Kaplan Wins Appeal Against Lower Court in RICO Case
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a summary order in support of Lazare Kaplan International, vacating the judgment of the District Court and remanding the case for further proceeding. In December...
Financial-Legal Jun 21, 2013 Jeff Miller
Tiffany Seeks Dismissal of Costco's 'Tiffany Setting' Counterclaim
Attorneys for Tiffany & Co. filed a motion with the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York to dismiss Costco Wholesale Corporation's counterclaim, concluding that the ''Tiffany setting'' is generic and unenforceable...
Financial-Legal Apr 23, 2013 Jeff Miller
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