Crocs Puts Its Foot Down On Patent Infringement

Law360, New York (June 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Footwear company Crocs Inc. stomped out one of several patent infringement lawsuits it had pending, settling with Shaka Holdings Inc. on Friday.

The casual shoe company had two actions pending against Shaka, a suit in federal court in Colorado and an administrative action in the International Trade Commission. The companies settled for an undisclosed amount.

The matter was settled when a consent judgment finding that Shaka may have infringed on Crocs’ patents was entered, according to the shoemaker. As part of the settlement, Shaka agreed it...
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