Ralph Lauren Corp suffers setback in U.S. trademark fightRalph Lauren Corp lost some ground on Wednesday in its long-running trademark fight with the United States Polo Association over the use of its logo depicting a horse-mounted polo player swinging a mallet. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled that the Polo Association cannot be held in contempt for selling sunglasses with a logo similar to the one emblazoned with the horseman, which is featured on clothing and accessories sold under the Polo Ralph Lauren brand trademark around the globe. Wednesday's ruling, written by 2nd Circuit Judge Ralph Winter, said the injunction barred the Polo Association from using the double-horseman mark and the word "polo" on its fragrances and beauty products, among other merchandise. "USPA (United States Polo Association) argues that the underlying injunction did not enjoin all uses of the mark.