Adidas to sue Wal-Mart for copycat shoes
The Local · 18 Jun 2008, 08:45
Published: 18 Jun 2008 08:45 GMT+02:00
According to the paper, Adidas has accused Wal-Mart of copying a pair of their shoes.
An Adidas spokesperson told news agency AFP that Wal-Mart used a striped logo similar to the one associated with Adidas products, displaying two or four stripes instead of the company's trademark is three.
The trial is set to begin October 6 in Oregon where Adidas has its US headquarters.
Observers estimate the damages could come to at least $326 million. In 2007 Adidas won $551 million in a similar suit.