Fed. Circ. Refuses To Block Nike Football Uniforms

Law360, New York (October 14, 2010, 4:43 PM EDT) -- Nike USA Inc. can continue to sell its "Pro Combat" line of college football uniforms after a federal appeals court affirmed a ruling denying an injunction request by two of the athletic apparel giant's smaller rivals, who claim the products infringe a patent they hold.

In a two-page order Wednesday, the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a July decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The Federal Circuit's ruling was restricted to the injunction request, and...
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