Shoe Company Sues Designer Over Trademark

Law360, New York (April 22, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A shoe company has filed a lawsuit in the District of Massachusetts against a designer it says infringed on its trademarks and engaged in unfair trade practices.

Maxwell Shoe Company Inc. sued Edelman Shoe Company and its President, Sam Edelman, alleging trademark infringement, false designation of origin, and dilution under the federal Lanham Act, as well as unfair trade practices, unfair competition, breach of contract, and trademark dilution under Massachusetts law.

Maxwell Shoe is seeking damages, including treble damages under the Lanham Act, among other provisions,...
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