Brand Battles: Adidas Fights J. Crew Over Striped Trademark

Law360 (August 23, 2019, 4:53 PM EDT) -- In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Adidas enforces its "three-stripe mark" against a five-strip design from J. Crew, Viacom protects Nickelodeon's "Slime," and Walmart argues about surnames.

Stripe Strife

Adidas has picked its latest three-stripe target: J.Crew.

The German sneaker giant has already filed 16 TTAB cases this year over its so-called three-stripe mark — a broad package of claimed trademark rights that covers both stripes used as an aspect of apparel and the use of stripes on logos.

In a new case this week, Adidas opposed an application J. Crew filed last year...

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