Yums Claims Legit Despite Nike No-Sue Deal, High Court Hears

Law360, New York (August 22, 2012, 8:55 PM EDT) -- Shoe maker Yums LLC has told the U.S. Supreme Court that Nike Inc. hasn't established that a trademark fight between the two companies was disposed of by Nike's promise not to sue Yums, saying its counterclaims in the case are still under a court's jurisdiction.

Yums, which was accused of infringement by Nike, last week appealed the Second Circuit's November decision that the federal courts lost jurisdiction to hear Yums' counterclaims that Nike's asserted mark is invalid when Nike executed a covenant not to sue Yums....
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