Adidas Sues Importer Over Knockoff Soccer Jerseys

Law360, New York (November 16, 2009, 1:29 PM EST) -- Adidas AG has filed a trademark infringement suit against Clear Solutions, accusing the importer of selling counterfeit soccer jerseys containing the athletic wear company's distinctive three-stripe mark.

The Germany-based athletic apparel manufacturer filed suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against Georgia-based CS Imports LLC, which does business as Clear Solutions, and its owner Suping Feng.

Among other items, Adidas claims that Clear Solutions is selling knockoff versions of the official soccer jersey modeled after the uniforms for the German...
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