U.S. News | Milkcrate Athletics and Adidas settle NBA Trademark Infringement Dispute

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A settlement agreement has been reached following the lawsuit filed by Milkcrate against Adidas in August claiming that a t-shirt design sold by the brand in partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) infringed its trademark. Both parties has reached a settlement agreement

The New York City based fashion brand, Milkcrate Athletics and its German competitor, Adidas has reached an undisclosed agreement asking the court to dismiss the suit in a filing at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

In its original complaint, Milkcrate alleged that the design was deceptively copied from its founder, Aaron LaCrate.

Milkcrate reportedly said the resemblance between its own designs and that of Adidas’ t-shirts was uncanny and undeniable.

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Nathaniel is a News Reporting Intern at Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW). He has a passion for writing, capacity building and social media marketing. He is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna, where he graduated with BTECHAGRIC. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and the National Union of Campus Journalist (NUCJ). Nathaniel has served as Editor-in-Chief for a number of magazines and as a contributor to various online repositories. Email: anathaniel@nlipw.com

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