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Urban sued by Navajo Nation

On Tuesday, the Philadelphia-based company was slapped with a trademark infringement lawsuit, the Inquirer reports

Urban sued by Navajo Nation

Tom Gralish / Staff Photographer
Tom Gralish / Staff Photographer

Just when the harsh chill of winter seemed to concede to a pleasant spring season of growth, Mother Nature reminded a Philadelphia-based company that things will still be difficult in the coming weeks.

In the past year, Urban Outfitters has dealt with strife- a high-profile lawsuit involving an underage model, plunges in stock value, and shifts in executive level management including its CEO. On Tuesday, the Navy Yard lead occupier was slapped with a trademark infringement lawsuit, the Inquirer reports.

"The Navajo Nation has filed a federal lawsuit against Urban Outfitters Inc., alleging that the Philadelphia-based retailer committed trademark infringement by marketing and selling products that use the Native American tribe's marks and names without a licensing or vendor agreement" (Read the full story, here)

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