Douglas Hand on Dolce & Gabbana’s Defamation Suit Against Diet Prada
Diet Prada revealed it has been locked in a nearly two-year legal battle with Dolce & Gabbana, which has sued the popular Instagram account’s founders for defamation in Italian court.. Partner Douglas Hand gives some thoughts on the lawsuit in the below excerpt.
“The very fact that Diet Prada … is forced to defend this lawsuit will mean a massive expenditure of time and certainly some money,” said fashion lawyer Douglas Hand, who is a founding partner at New York-based Hand Baldachin & Associates LLP. “In the case of independent and unfunded social media accounts, that threat is more real and that cost is, proportionately, much greater.”
You can read the rest of this Business of Fashion article here: Dolce & Gabbana Has Sued Diet Prada for Defamation