Kohl's, Others Settle Heelys Knockoff Suit

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT) -- The maker of the popular skating shoes Heelys on Tuesday resolved its Texas lawsuit claiming Kohl's Department Stores Inc. and two other manufacturers sold knockoffs of the wheeled footwear.

U.S. Circuit Judge Sam A. Lindsay granted Heelys maker Heeling Sports Ltd.’s motion to dismiss the suit against retailer Kohl’s and skate makers Tony Hawk Inc. and Four Seasons Design Inc., which does business as Rudeboyz, after the parties entered into a settlement agreement last week.

Under the terms of the settlement, manufacturer Four Seasons Design is...
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