German Court To Lift Injunction in Adidas, Nike Shoe Row

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 5:53 PM EDT) -- A German court presiding over a patent lawsuit between Adidas AG and Nike Inc. said on Wednesday it would likely set aside a temporary injunction forbidding Adidas from manufacturing and marketing the lightweight running shoe at the center of the dispute.

The Nuremberg-based court said that the injunction, issued on Aug. 28 and forbidding Adidas from manufacturing and marketing the Adizero Primeknit shoe, could not be sustained after hearing Adidas' argument on Wednesday, an Adidas company spokesperson said.

A German judge had granted the injunction at...
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