High Court Seeks Word From Nike In Trademark Case

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 4:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has asked Nike Inc. to respond to a cert petition in a case dealing with the question of whether a defendant in a trademark case can still challenge the mark's validity after the plaintiff agrees to a covenant not to sue.

Shoe maker Yums LLC asked the high court in February to review the Second Circuit's finding that after Nike voluntarily dismissed a trademark suit against Yums and executed a covenant not to sue, the lower court no longer had jurisdiction to...
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