Kieselstein-Cord v. Accessories by Pearl, Inc.
632 F.2d 989 (2nd Cir. 1980) - full text opinion
What is art nouveau? It's a school of art and design that developed in the late nineteenth century which was characterized by flowing, organic forms. The plaintiff, Barry Kieselstein-Cord, is a famous modern jewelry designer and photographer as well as a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.