Judge Says Pa. Law Applies In Nike 'Cool Compression' Suit

By Matthew Santoni (July 28, 2021, 3:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge said Pennsylvania law applies to a sportswear maker's trademark claims against Nike over "cool compression" clothing, finding that Lontex Corp.'s headquarters in the Keystone State trumped all the other states where its sales allegedly suffered.

U.S. District Judge Michael M. Baylson said Tuesday that where multiple states' laws conflict, the court should follow the laws of the state with the greatest interest in the outcome of the case. So even though Lontex claimed it had suffered lost sales in multiple states, those losses were concentrated in Pennsylvania where the company was headquartered, the court said.

"Lontex has ......

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