September 17, 2019
The non-profit that sets performance standards for football helmets and is funded by helmet companies has been hit with an anti-trust complaint by Mayfield, which claims that NOCSAE and the helmet companies have conspired to keep its products off the market by allowing the manufacturers to decide whether they will undertake the certification process for their helmets when they have been retro-fitted with Mayfield’s clips.
Several sporting goods industry companies have pledged money and launched fundraising efforts to fund relief for damage caused to the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian.
Net loss at the Hi-Tec brand owner was down to just $1,267,000 in the second quarter ended Aug. 3 against a loss of $9,053,000 last year that included $5.6 million in restructuring charges.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board reversed an earlier decision against Crocs, finding that the clogmaker’s design patent D517789 for the its original clog is valid.
Dubbed “The Court,” the 1.5-million-sq.-ft distribution facility in Ham, Belgium, will serve all of Europe as well as Africa and the Middle East.