US ITC Blocks Converse Chuck Look a Likes

In a wide-ranging investigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC),Converse asserted four trademarks against 31 respondents in an alleged Chuck Taylor look-a-like industry. After 22 of those respondents settled and five more defaulted, the ITC ruled Converse’s diamond patterned sole trademark was indeed infringed, but rejected Converse’s cap-toe and sole-stripe trademarks to the [...]