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Article Date: October 2020
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Brooks Seeks Injunction against Brooks Brothers’ New Owner

Brooks Sports, which was wrangling with Brooks Brothers over its forays into athletic footwear before the venerable retailer’s bankruptcy filing, fired a preemptive shot at new owner SPARC Group over the Brooks brand. SPARC, a joint venture between Simon Property Group and Authentic Brands, purchases Brooks Brothers’ assets out of bankruptcy in Aug. and plans to continue operations as well as licensing the brand in other categories, according to the complaint, which was filed in Seattle, WA, federal court.


Brooks had previously sued pre-Ch. 11 Brooks Brothers in Feb. of this year asserting that it has the rights to the brand ... Log in to view full article.


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