World Footwear


Traffic Shoes files for bankruptcy

Jan 11, 2016 / United States
The US-based shoe retailer and its related companies have filed for bankruptcy. Owner aims to  close stores and restructure costs

Crocs sues Evacol for patent infringement

Jan 7, 2016 / United States
The US-based company, famous for its clogs, has filed a lawsuit against a Colombian retailer, Evacol, claiming patent infringement

UGG focus on counterfeit protection

Dec 1, 2015 / United States
In preparation for the holiday season the brand launched social media accounts dedicated to counterfeit awareness and education

Skechers wins favorable ruling in Nike lawsuit

Nov 20, 2015 / United States
The Chief Administrative Law Judge of the International Trade Commission ruled that Skechers’ famous twinkle toes and bobs product lines do not infringe Converse’s Chuck Taylor design

Vibram strengthens anti-counterfeiting efforts

Nov 19, 2015 / United States
The maker of the famous FiveFingers barefoot-style running shoes admits taking aggressive steps to prevent the counterfeiting of its products

Birkin authorizes Hermès to continue using her name

Sep 11, 2015 / France
The France-based company reiterated its commitment to the ethical treatment of crocodiles in its partner farms. Actress Jane Birkin satisfied with the company's efforts

Skechers sues Steven Madden

Jul 9, 2015 / United States
The US-based company claims the famous footwear designer is infringing on its Skechers Go Walk footwear line

Louboutin back in court

May 15, 2015 / France
The famous footwear designer Christian Louboutin, well-known for its iconic red-soled shoes, is back to court in a new lawsuit to protect its trademark

Converse sues dozens of companies over Chuck Taylor imitations

Oct 23, 2014 / United States
The US based shoe company, which is a subsidiary of Nike, is suing 31 different companies (including both retailers and manufacturers) for allegedly copying its Chuck Taylor all star shoes

Lawsuits put footwear companies on the spot

Jul 1, 2014 / World
Skechers filed a lawsuit against Reebok International Ltd, alleging infringement of patents, and New Balance is taking action against Karl Lagerfeld’s brand

Vibram settles a 3.75 million USD lawsuit over shoes with alleged health benefits

May 19, 2014 / United States
The maker of the famous FiveFingers barefoot-style running shoes has agreed to a multi-million dollar settlement over the shoes’ declared health benefits
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