Cuban All Stars


After the summer holidays, our trademark attorneys return back to their desks, doing what they do best: assisting client with all their trademark issues. But not before they have shared their holiday stories and their holiday infringements. Today a clear one: [...]

Cuban All Stars2019-09-19T10:11:20+02:00

Sole owner


Converse has won a trademark battle over Chuck Taylor’s Sole Converse’s parent company Nike’s continuously tries to stop other retailers from selling copycat sneakers. We have seen cases in the past where Nike successfully others from copying the design of [...]

Sole owner2016-07-06T12:57:40+02:00

A classic loss for Nike


Nike - the company that owns the plant making the iconic "Converse All Star" basketball shoes - has failed to stop a Penang-based company from using the "Classic Jazz Star" brand for its high-cut basketball shoes. It was ruled that [...]

A classic loss for Nike2015-07-06T09:21:09+02:00

Brands by hand


Some trademarks are so famous, you can instantly visualize them in your mind. But can you also draw them without looking at the original? Calligrapher Sebastian Lester can. And how! He amazingly draws the most famous brands in an instant. It [...]

Brands by hand2015-06-22T06:52:53+02:00

Not all stars are All Stars (2)


In October we wrote that Converse filed lawsuits, accusing more that 30 companies for ripping off the design of the iconic Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker. One of the first victims: Ralph Lauren. Ralph Lauren and Converse have not [...]

Not all stars are All Stars (2)2015-01-23T08:48:44+01:00

Not all stars are All Stars


Converse claims 31 retailers and manufacturers have infringed on one or more of its Chuck Taylor shoe's trademark designs. With its rubber-toe front and recognizable star, Converse introduced its first sneaker created for basketball players, the All Star, in 1917. [...]

Not all stars are All Stars2014-10-16T07:34:32+02:00
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