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Cert Denied Feb 2021

Two patent cases denied certiorari today:  GS Cleantech Corporation, et al. v. Adkins Energy LLC, et al., No. 20-769 (Standard of review when appealing an issue decided on summary judgment that later served as the basis for an inequitable conduct finding). adidas AG v. Nike, Inc., No. 20-728 (are PTAB judges principal officers?) The adidas decision confused me a bit – the court has held over other cases on the same question awaiting the outcome in Arthrex that is set for Oral arguments on Mar...
Tags: Law, Nike, Patent, Nike Inc, AG, Arthrex, Adkins Energy LLC, GS Cleantech Corporation


You Can Slip On and Take Off Nike's New Sneakers Without Touching Them With Your Hands

Bending down to put on and lace up a pair of sneakers is a simple action that many of us take for granted. For those with mobility and movement challenges, Nike has created its first hands-free sneaker called the GO FlyEase that also happens to arrive in the middle of a pandemic when minimizing touch is an important…Read more...
Tags: Fashion, Science, Clothing, Shoes, Nike, Consumer Goods, Footwear, Sneakers, Shoe, Crocs, Nike Inc, Self Tying Shoes


A Rare Case of a Judge Relying on the Initial Interest Confusion Doctrine (Boo)–Nike v. Warren Lotas

This case involves Warren Lotas sneakers that claimed to reinterpret one of Nike’s allegedly iconic sneaker stylings. The Fashion Law summarized the case, including this depiction: The sneaker similarities are obvious, which isn’t surprising because Warren Lotas styled its product as a “reinterpretation” of the original. The face-like design added to the swoosh is the primary and most visible difference, but there are numerous other minor differences throughout each design that I’m sure true a...
Tags: Law, Court, Marketing, Nike, Brookfield, Trademark, Ninth Circuit, Nike Inc, Westlaw, Warren Lotas, Initial Interest Confusion Doctrine Boo, Ninth Circuit in Brookfield Commc ns Inc, WL Pigeon, Warren WL Pigeon, WL Broccolini, Nike Swoosh


United States: No Pleading, No Problem: Court Denies Motion To Dismiss And Bifurcates Willful Infringement Determination, In Absence Of Affirmative Willful Infringement Claim - Mintz

Recently in Nike, Inc. v. Skechers U.S.A., Inc., 2:17-cv-08509 (C.D. Cal.) (October 26, 2020), the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted-in-part...
Tags: News, United States, U S District Court, Nike Inc, Central District of California, Mintz, Skechers U S A Inc


United States: Precedential: PTAB Will Rarely Identify MTA Unpatentability Grounds - Jones Day

The PTAB may sua sponte raise unpatentability grounds based upon the prior art of record when reviewing a motion to amend. Nike, Inc. v. Adidas AG, 955 F.3d 45, 51
Tags: News, United States, adidas AG, Nike Inc


Nike shares hit a record high after the company reported an 82% jump in online sales

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Nike’s digital sales skyrocketed 82% during the previous quarter, compared to the same period in 2019, it said Tuesday.  Online sales more than doubled in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Sales have recovered to pre-pandemic levels in these regions, it said. CEO John Donahoe said that “the accelerated consumer shift toward digital is here to stay.” Overall, Nike sold less clothing and equipment than in the same quarter for 2019, but footwear sales rose by ...
Tags: Europe, Fitness, Africa, Trends, Converse, Nike, Sport, Leisure, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Retail, Exercise, Athleisure, Sportswear, Trainers, Footwear


United States: PTAB Must Give Parties A Chance To Respond To New Grounds - Foley & Lardner

In Nike, Inc. v. Adidas, AG, the Federal Circuit held in the context of an Inter Partes Review proceeding that "[i]f the Board sua sponte identifies a patentability issue...
Tags: News, United States, Foley, adidas AG, Nike Inc, Inter Partes Review, Federal Circuit, Lardner


Redskins to Drop Name, Yielding to Pressure From Sponsors and Activists

The N.F.L. team in Washington announced the move on Monday and will continue its search for a new name and logo.
Tags: News, Washington, Football, Washington Redskins, Mascots, Names, Marshall, PepsiCo Inc, Snyder, FedEx Corporation, Nike Inc, Target Corporation, Walmart Stores Inc, Organizational, Daniel M, George Preston


Washington Redskins to Drop Name

The N.F.L. team in Washington announced the move on Monday and will continue its search for a new name and logo.
Tags: News, Washington, Football, Washington Redskins, Mascots, Names, Marshall, PepsiCo Inc, Snyder, FedEx Corporation, Nike Inc, Target Corporation, Walmart Stores Inc, Organizational, Daniel M, George Preston


Adidas Voices Solidarity While Closing Its Stores

The company, which relies on young black consumers, released an anti-racism statement on social media but shut its U.S. outlets because of protests across the country.
Tags: News, adidas AG, Nike Inc, Shopping and Retail, George Floyd Protests (2020, Adidas Voices Solidarity While Closing Its Stores


Corporate Voices Get Behind ‘Black Lives Matter’ Cause

Major companies are often wary of conflict, especially in a polarized time. But some are now taking a stand on racial injustice and police violence.
Tags: News, Social Media, Corporate Social Responsibility, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Jackie, Colin, Citigroup Inc, Floyd, Netflix Inc, adidas AG, Kaepernick, Nike Inc, AINA, Target Corporation, Nordstrom Inc


Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn Sneakers Sell for $560,000

A pair of Air Jordan 1s from 1985, signed by the NBA legend, broke an auction record on Sunday.
Tags: News, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Nba, Jordan, Chicago Bulls, Sotheby's, Sneakers, Michael, Nike Inc, Air Jordan, Documentary Films and Programs


Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn 'Air Jordan 1s' Sneakers Sell for $560,000

A pair of Air Jordan 1s from 1985, signed by the NBA legend, broke an auction record on Sunday.
Tags: News, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Nba, Jordan, Chicago Bulls, Sotheby's, Sneakers, Michael, Nike Inc, Air Jordan, Documentary Films and Programs, Worn Air Jordan


United States: PTAB Permitted To Raise New Grounds For Unpatentability Following Motion To Amend - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

In Nike Inc. v. Adidas Inc, the Federal Circuit held that the Board may introduce independent grounds for unpatentability for claims raised on a motion to amend based on the prior art of record so long as the parties...
Tags: News, United States, Board, Nike Inc, Federal Circuit, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett, Dunner LLP, Adidas Inc


United States: PTAB Must Provide Notice Of Sua Sponte Rejections Of Substitute Claims - Jones Day

In its April 9, 2020 decision in Nike Inc. v. Adidas AG, No. 19-1262, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit made clear that the Board cannot reject substitute claims based on a sua sponte invalidity contention ...
Tags: News, United States, Board, adidas AG, Nike Inc, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Vietnam Looks for Economic Rebound After Mass Quarantines

(Bloomberg) -- Vietnam flattened its coronavirus infection curve with a sledgehammer, and after some early success, it’s now starting to open up its economy again.When two visitors from neighboring China emerged as Vietnam’s first cases in late January, the Communist Party-led government began imposing controls that would have been difficult in many democratic countries. Over subsequent weeks it banned virtually all domestic and international flights, ordered pharmacies to report customers buyin...
Tags: South Korea, London, News, Indonesia, China, Singapore, Bloomberg, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Communist Party, Burke, Mekong Delta, Nike Inc


Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Peyton Manning And Tom Brady Will Golf In COVID-19 Fundraiser

Four of the biggest names in sports history will compete with each other on the same turf.In an event that has been teased on social media for weeks, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will face off in a live golf competition called "The Match: Champions for Charity," with all donations and fundraising to benefit COVID-19 relief."Turner Sports has confirmed that the event will air live on TNT, planned for next month, with details on the specific date, venue and charitable ...
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Cnn, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady, TNT, Woods, Brady, Manning, Nike Inc, Mickelson, Benzinga, Turner Sports, Darren Rovell, Action Network


Fitness Instructors Flock Online to Pump You Up

With widespread stay-at-home orders, they are using social media to stream their workouts. But many trainers are facing financial straits from a lack of paying clientele.
Tags: News, Social Media, Yoga, Exercise, Chris, Campbell, Naomi, Hemsworth, Facebook Inc, Nike Inc, Instagram Inc, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Nike to close all stores in U.S. and several other countries

U.S. sportswear giant Nike Inc said on Sunday it is closing all of its stores in the United States and several other countries to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Tags: Money, Nike, businessNews, United States, Nike Inc


Nike to close all stores in U.S., several other countries - CNBC

Nike Inc is closing all of its stores in the United States and several other countries in a move to curb the spread of coronavirus, CNBC reported on Sunday.
Tags: Money, Nike, businessNews, United States, Cnbc, Nike Inc


Nike's new CEO shuffles execs with new CFO, COO

Nike Inc.'s new chief executive, John Donahoe, is shuffling the sportswear giant's leadership ranks, a shakeup that will result in the departure of two longtime executives.
Tags: Finance, Nike, Article, Nike Inc, FBN, John Donahoe, Fbn/markets, Dow Jones Newswires, Fox-business/industries/retail, Fox-business/organization/nike, C80620ac-0eab-5945-86b8-97778adb6c2c


Michael Avenatti Is Convicted in Nike Extortion Trial

The lawyer, who represented Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Trump, was found guilty of charges including attempted extortion and honest services fraud.
Tags: News, Nike, Michael, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Nike Inc, Extortion and Blackmail, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti


Cole Haan makes IPO filing public

Apax Partners-owned shoemaker Cole Haan Inc, formerly a part of Nike Inc, on Friday made its U.S. listing application public, after confidentially filing here it with the regulators in October.
Tags: Finance, Article, Reuters, Nike Inc, FBN, Cole Haan, Apax Partners, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/industries/retail, Fox-business/markets/ipos, 385680c5-bf83-5971-a268-4516fbe3b5a0, Cole Haan Inc


What Big Business Is Saying About the Coronavirus

Companies like Disney and Wynn Resorts have started to detail the impact of the virus outbreak on their profits.
Tags: News, Casinos, China, Disney, Epidemics, Burberry, Walt Disney Company, Automobiles, Apple Inc, Ford Motor Co, Wynn Resorts, Qualcomm Inc, Nike Inc, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Tesla Motors Inc, Wynn Resorts Ltd


Nike warns of financial impact from coronavirus outbreak

Nike Inc said on Tuesday the coronavirus outbreak in China would have a financial impact on its operations in the country, its biggest growth market, sending the footwear maker's shares down 3%.
Tags: Money, China, Nike, businessNews, Nike Inc


Nike faces SEC probe over illicit payment claim - Bloomberg

A lawyer for Michael Avenatti told a jury that Nike Inc was being probed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over claims that it made illicit payments to elite youth basketball players, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, Nike, Bloomberg, businessNews, SEC, Nike Inc, U S Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, Michael Avenatti


At trial, U.S. says Avenatti's greed fueled Nike extortion; defense says tenacity is no crime

Michael Avenatti was bent on a big payday when he demanded millions of dollars for himself from Nike Inc, a federal prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday in his opening argument at the extortion trial of the celebrity lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump. Avenatti was charged with threatening to publicize his client's accusations that Nike illegally paid families of college basketball recruits, unless the apparel company paid $15 million to $25 million for him and celebrity ...
Tags: News, Nike, Mark Geragos, Nike Inc, Franklin, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti, Donald Trump Avenatti


Reuters Sports News Summary

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Nike Inc said on Tuesday merchandise associated with Kobe Bryant, the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, was sold out on its website. A swimsuit-clad woman crossed the finish line holding a banner in memory of late NBA great Kobe Bryant at the Schladming World Cup slalom on Tuesday and sent racer Alex Vinatzer into despair.
Tags: News, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Nike Inc, Schladming, Alex Vinatzer, Reuters Sports News Summary


Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website

Nike Inc's Kobe Bryant merchandise was sold out on its website, the company said on Tuesday, following reports the company had pulled products branded by the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
Tags: Money, Nike, businessNews, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Nike Inc


Trans Athlete Chris Mosier on Qualifying for the Olympic Trials

Mosier is the first transgender athlete to qualify for and participate in an Olympic trials event in the gender with which he identifies.
Tags: News, California, International Olympic Committee, Triathlon, Chris, Nike Inc, MOSIER, Track And Field, Transgender and Transsexuals, Chris Mosier, Racewalking