Nike is accusing Adidas of copying the fabric of its sneakers and is demanding a halt to imports into the United States.
9 dic 2021 23:48 GMT
The company claims that its German competitor infringes six of its patents using Primeknit technology, which is supposed to be similar to Flyknit, which is owned by the US company.
Nike has asked the US International Trade Commission to stop importing a number of Adidas shoes that it claims are Patents covering their Flyknit technology are infringed, a material made of light but resistant threads, found in the upper part of some of its pieces to hold the foot on the platform of the shoe.
The US company filed a complaint on Wednesday, alleging that its German competitor infringed on six patents it has used in 49 shoe designs. The technology is called Primeknit, which is supposed to be similar to FlyknitAnd reach Reuters. According to the company, Adidas introduced the Primeknit five months after Nike announced the launch of the Flyknit in 2012.
for this part, Adidas Note that the signature I was analyzing the request to me Defend yourself against accusations Adding that its Primeknit technology “was the result of years of dedicated research.”
Last year, the German company She failed in her attempt to invalidate two Nike patents In the Court of Appeals for the United States Federal Circuit.