Skechers is just not proud of Adidas’ claims.
If you are accustomed to sneaker model Adidas, then you recognize that they’re most likely greatest recognized for his or her three-stripe branding. Nearly all of their sneakers function the three stripes someplace on the shoe, sometimes on the edges. The model is fairly protecting of its signature look and when Skechers launched their Goldie Peaks shoe with 4 stripes on the facet, Adidas took exception and filed a few infringement lawsuits towards them on the tail finish of 2018.
Well now, in keeping with The Fashion Law, Skechers is upset with Adidas for his or her claims are launching a counter-suit. Skechers is claiming that buyers who see the Goldie Peaks shoe wouldn’t confuse them for the Adidas three stripes. They additionally say the footwear have Skechers branding all all through which might distinguish them from any Adidas merchandise.
Skechers even went so far as to provide a graphic with different standard footwear with striped branding to indicate that they are not the one ones who’ve the same design.
According to the doc obtained, Skechers needs the courtroom to throw away Adidas’ prior infringement claims “to guard its means to lawfully conduct its enterprise as a number one designer, developer and marketer of life-style and athletic footwear, with out interference from adidas.”
Stay tuned for any updates on this case.