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Oct/06

SHOOX v. NIKE SHOX in Argentina


From the August 15 INTA newsletter comes a report of a May decision in Argentina in which the owner of SHOOX for Class 25 items successfully cancelled Nike’s Class 25 registration for NIKE SHOX. The Federal Court of Appeals noted that a second comer may not overcome a challenge when adopting a confusingly similar mark simply by appending its famous house mark.

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