03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Urban Outfitters Joins List of Retailers Unhappy With Forever 21

Urban Outfitters is engaging in a little urban warfare with Forever 21 -- it's alleging that Forever 21 has infringed on its copyrights related to some garments that it sells through its Anthropologie concept.

This isn't the first time Forever 21 has been accused of such activities -- by Urban Outfitters or by other retailers. The lengthy list of complainants has included bebe Stores, Diane Van Furstenberg, Anna Sui, and Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers brand. Women's Wear Daily reported that, at the very least, 18 similar suits have been filed against Forever 21 since the beginning of this year.

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