September 14, 2020
The Nike-owned brand saw the agency vacate an earlier remand initial determination that found that Converse’s Chuck Taylor marks had not acquired a secondary meaning, but it affirmed the determination that the only respondents still active—Skechers, New Balance and Highline United—had not infringed on them.
The Big Cat has signed, as expected, a long-term sponsorship deal with the Brazilian football player Neymar Jr. and the holder of his image rights, NR Sports.
Handgun imports jumped 42% to 385,336 units in June, according to ITC data compiled by the NSSF, including a 44% gain in pistols and a 21% increase in revolvers.
The Sperry, Timberland, Kangol, and Converse veteran joined CROX as SVP, chief product and merchandising officer in 2014, and was promoted to EVP in Apr. 2020.
The outdoor co-op’s completed but never occupied 400,000-sq.-ft. Bellevue, WA, headquarters and six acres of land was sold to Facebook for $390 million.