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The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling in favor of Sanctuary Clothing and retailers including Macy’s, Nordstrom and Amazon.com in a case alleging copyright infringement of a fabric design. The Court invalidated the plaintiff’s copyright registration and confirmed an award of substantial attorney’s fees to our clients. This is an important victory for the fashion industry as it continues to fight against the flood of copyright lawsuits that have plagued the industry for years. This case should provide fashion companies with a roadmap on how to defend these types of cases aggressively in the future. Firm founder Jed Ferdinand congratulates the litigation team for this terrific result, including Jessica Rutherford, who argued the case before the Ninth Circuit, and Alex Malbin, who crafted many of the arguments that proved successful.