A US court granted Adidas’s request for a preliminary injunction in lawsuit against the US company Skechers which was accused of infringement of distinctive design and trademark rights belong to the German company.
According to the court Skechers takes advantages form the well-know three lines pattern typical for most of the Adidas products. Moreover, some of the other Skechers’s sneakers are quite similar to that offered by Adidas.
The court accepted that the Adidas’s designs are valid, distinctive and original because of which meet the law requirements for protection.
More information here.