Patent fight over knitted trainers could set trend in sportswear
Yesterday an injunction against adidas over trainers that use a knitted upper was lifted in Germany. The dispute, brought by Nike, could start a series of patent cases in the sportswear industry
The Nike European patent concerns a shoe with a meltable polymer material used in its knitted upper. The technology is used in the Nike Flyknit shoe, melting the knitted yarn together to add reinforcement to the knitted construction, which makes...
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