Adidas Says "Three Stripes" and You're Out In Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

For decades, Adidas America, Inc. has sold tennis shoes with an iconic three stripes.

Adidas takes one more step in protecting its brand suing World Industries Inc. for their "W" striped sneaker arguing likelihood of consumer confusion.

Adidas has incontestable federal trademark rights in the three stripe design for footwear.   I was unable to locate a trademark filing for the "W" design on the World Industries, Inc. shoe.

Read more from the Chicago Tribune here.