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Gucci may be trying to put the smackdown on Guess over trademark infringement, but it sure would help if the luxury company had a lawyer—at least, one who's allowed to practice law.
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.
On a side note: Hey guys, anyone looking for a fashion job? We hear human resources at one Italian luxury fashion house isn't really into doing background checks...
· Gucci fires lawyer [WWD]