Payless Fights $304.6M Adidas Trademark Award

Law360, New York (May 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The owner of the Payless ShoeSource footwear chain is seeking to overturn a $304.6 million verdict handed down last week by a jury that found it had willfully infringed Adidas' trademark three-stripe logo.

Topeka, Kan.-based Collective Brands Inc. asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon Monday to set aside the verdict and enter judgment in favor of the company, order a new trial or substantially reduce the amount.

“We believe that the jury's verdict was unjustified and excessive, and that we have strong...
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