Adidas Sues Lands' End Over 3-Stripe Design

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT) -- Adidas AG accused Lands' End Inc. in Oregon federal court Thursday of infringing its trademarked triple-stripe design by intentionally mimicking the German sportswear giant's famous logo on its own sneakers.

Adidas' latest lawsuit seeking to protect its three-stripe mark claims that the Dodgeville, Wis.-based clothing company was well aware of the trademark when it began selling sneakers using allegedly similar designs.

"In blatant disregard of Adidas' rights, Lands' End is designing, manufacturing, sourcing, importing, distributing, marketing, promoting, offering for sale and/or selling footwear in interstate commerce...
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