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Gucci's Bad, Bad Lawyer; Grand Central's Earth Day Pop-Up

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MANHATTAN—If you're a major luxury brand suing Guess for copyright infringement, make sure your lawyer's legit. Racked National explains that Gucci just learned this the hard way: "Last month, Gucci fired its in-house counsel, Jonathan Moss after they discovered that Moss is not an active member of any state bar. In fact, Moss had been inactive in any state bar for the entire seven years he'd been serving as Gucci's in-house attorney." [RNA]

MIDTOWN EAST—Grand Central Terminal is all over Earth Day this year. From April 19 through April 24, the station's Vanderbilt Hall will host what one producer is calling "a six-day pop-up store of luxury eco.” In this case, "luxury eco" includes Samantha Pleet, House of Organic, Redhanded Bags, and Dex New York Cosmetics. This doesn't sound like a rinky little temporary store: It will clock in at 1,400 square feet, or about a fourth of the hall, according to Crain's. And if it goes well, the pop-up will reappear this September somewhere downtown for Fashion's Night Out. [Crain's]

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