U.S. News | Montana Clothing Company Sues Supreme Over Use of Copyrighted Camouflage Design

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A Montana clothing company, All Season All Terrain (ASAT) Outdoors has filed a lawsuit in the New York District Court against a New York-based fashion company, Supreme alleging copyright infringement.

The plaintiff alleges that the defendant used and sold clothing’s, printed with a copyrighted camouflage design without permission or authorization.

The plaintiff reportedly claimed that it owns the copyright on a camouflage design since it was created in 1985.

“Supreme copied the design and created derivative works of the design and placed it on their apparel such as hats, pants and jackets to sell on their website and in stores”, All Season All Terrain (ASAT) reportedly said.

ASAT Outdoors is seeking damages in the amount of $150,000 for each article of clothing put up for sale, plus the profits made from the items, and attorney fees.

The case is ongoing.

ASAT Outdoors, LLC v. Chapter 4 Corp.

Judge:Laura Taylor Swain
Court:New York Southern District Court
Case #:1:19-cv-10462
Nature of Suit:Copyright
Cause:Copyright Infringement
Case Filed:November 11, 2019
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Nathaniel is a News Reporting Intern at Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW). He has a passion for writing, capacity building and social media marketing. He is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna, where he graduated with BTECHAGRIC. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and the National Union of Campus Journalist (NUCJ). Nathaniel has served as Editor-in-Chief for a number of magazines and as a contributor to various online repositories. Email: anathaniel@nlipw.com

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