The Danish Maritime and Commercial Court has previously delivered a judg-ment in this case on 15th April 2010.
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Introduction and claims
New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. (hereinafter New Balance) claims that Best-seller A/S (hereinafter: Bestseller) has violated their rights to the shoe models GROUNDER HI and NUMBER 5 by marketing its shoe models named JJ Slick and JJ Stan.
On May 2012, The Danish Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of the court of first instance, thus awarding New Balance DKK 2.5 million in damages and roughly DKK ½ million in case cost, due to trademark infringement of New Balance’s shoes.
The products of Bestseller “JJ Slick” and “JJ Stan” were found to be close imitations of the New Balance product line of the “Grounder Hi” and the “Number 5” shoes, constituting a violation of the Danish marketing act. Bestseller had sold 7000 pairs of...Read more
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