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Galerie Gmurzynska v. Hutton

Galerie Gmurzynska v. Hutton, 257 F. Supp. 2d 621 (S.D.N.Y. 2003), aff’d 355 F.3d 206 (2d Cir. 2004).

In this case Galerie Gmurzynska attempted to file suit against Ingrid Hutton and the Leonard Hutton Galleries, Inc. (“Hutton Galleries”) under Section 43(a)(1)(B) of the Lanham Act. Galerie Gmurzynska claimed that Hutton Galleries conspired with art experts to have false statements made about the 

authenticity of Galerie Gmurzynska's art collection. A federal court . . . .

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