Cherokee Granted Preliminary Injunction For 'Sideout' Mark

Law360, New York (June 26, 2015, 4:04 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday granted consumer brands conglomerate Cherokee Inc. a requested preliminary injunction in its trademark suit against Wilson Sporting Goods Inc. and its parent companies, ruling that Cherokee had established a likelihood that the company could face irreparable harm and that preliminary injunctive relief would be in the public interest.

U.S. District Judge Beverly O’Connell said that although Wilson changed its Quicksand volleyball design to remove the term “Sideout,” to which Cherokee claims the right, and stopped manufacturing and selling volleyballs with that term on them, the defendant’s actions did not remove the need for injunctive relief,...

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