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25 June
Adidas v. Marc Jacobs, Trademark Infringement, Who Wins?
  • by: Fidel Nwamu

On April 8, 2015, Adidas sued Marc Jacobs in the United States District Court of Oregon for trademark infringement because Marc Jacobs incorporated a four stripe pattern on sweaters in its autumn/winter 2014 collection. Adidas’ “Three-Stripe Mark” is obviously well known. Comparing both images, Marc Jacobs has a tall task defending its use.

Adidas’ mark:                                                                         Marc Jacobs’ mark:

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