Roberts v. Puma North America Artist’s Roar Mark Infringement Suit

Over the course of several issues of Kattison Avenue, we have been reporting on the increase in litigation commenced by artists against retailers — clothing brands, automotive brands, and food and beverage chains — for the alleged copying of their distinctive artwork in fashion designs and marketing campaigns. So-called “street artists” — many of whom started out illegally “tagging” subway cars, bridges and overpasses but have since acquired a level of legitimacy — are largely responsible for this recent trend. More often than not, their lawsuits have asserted claims of copyright infringement, either because their works were incorporated into the

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Country music icons Tim McGraw, Faith Hill sell Tennessee farm for $15M

Country music stars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw have reportedly sold their 620-acre-plus Tennessee farm to a new investor group for $15 million

BKDM Partners, the Columbia, Tenn., investment group that purchased the property, is comprised of Columbia Mayor Chaz Molder, Pinnacle Asset Management founding partner and managing director Brock Kidd and real estate broker Dan McEwen.

BLACKROCK, OTHER INVESTMENT FIRMS ‘KILLING THE DREAM’ OF HOME OWNERSHIP, JOURNALIST SAYS

In posts to social media, the three separately acknowledged the sale. 

“We are grateful to be a part of this beautiful, historic farm in middle

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Superfuture and the Fashion World of the Secret Internet

In 2005, Chris Zaldua was a college student at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, when he discovered Superfuture. He had been searching for information on selvedge denim, the kind of jeans made from vintage looms that mostly existed in Japan. In North America, where the process of hunting for vintage selvedge denim was like crate digging at record stores, a subculture formed comprising peer-vetted aficionados who passed down shared knowledge (and with it taste) that accumulated and distributed across a loose, oral network that was only beginning to map itself online. Wearers took to cuffing their jeans at the

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At the Heart of Trump Organization Charges: CFO Allen Weisselberg’s Lifestyle

Over four decades, Allen Weisselberg rose from a junior accountant for Donald Trump’s father Fred to the Trump Organization’s highest-ranking executive outside the Trump family.

Now, a New York grand jury has indicted Mr. Weisselberg and the Trump Organization on tax crimes after a probe by the Manhattan district attorney’s office and New York attorney general’s office into whether Mr. Weisselberg received perks such as a Manhattan apartment, Mercedes sedans and other expensive items from the Trump Organization that he or the company didn’t pay taxes on. Mr. Weisselberg was charged with grand larceny and tax fraud, among other counts,

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Why Hustling Is the Most Dangerous Trend in Photography

A modern trend that is taking over every freelancer is hustling. The mantra is repeated by some of the most popular productivity “gurus.” The more hours you put in, the more outcome you will get. However, following this hours = improvement idea is dangerous for your health, creativity, and ultimately, photography. 

Toxic Productivity

As someone who is fairly young, I believed in the idea that the more hours I put into one given thing, the more outcome I will get. That was my work ethic for pretty much everything from learning to being a photographer or writer. Starting the day

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The Top 6 Albums Out On July 2 : All Songs Considered : NPR

Chicago rapper G Herbo’s latest album, 25, is one of NPR Music’s picks for the best releases out on July 2.

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Chicago rapper G Herbo’s latest album, 25, is one of NPR Music’s picks for the best releases out on July 2.

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Since releasing his debut album in 2017, Chicago rapper G Herbo has built his reputation on gritty tales of survival on the streets. But his biggest hit was 2020’s PTSD, an album that bared his softer, more introspective side as he

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