Fashion designer Thom Browne wears socks from his label with four stripes outside a federal court in Manhattan, New York, that was hearing Adidas’ case against his brand over use of the stripes. A jury found in his favour on Thursday. Photo: AP
Fashion designer Thom Browne wears socks from his label with four stripes outside a federal court in Manhattan, New York, that was hearing Adidas’ case against his brand over use of the stripes. A jury found in his favour on Thursday. Photo: AP
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‘It’s bigger than me’: fashion designer Thom Browne defeats Adidas in court battle over stripes on their clothing

  • Fashion designer says he was fighting for ‘every designer that creates something and has a bigger company come after them’ in his trademark dispute with Adidas
  • The sportswear giant had claimed striped designs on his luxury athletic clothing were too similar to its own signature three parallel stripes. A jury disagreed

Fashion designer Thom Browne wears socks from his label with four stripes outside a federal court in Manhattan, New York, that was hearing Adidas’ case against his brand over use of the stripes. A jury found in his favour on Thursday. Photo: AP
Fashion designer Thom Browne wears socks from his label with four stripes outside a federal court in Manhattan, New York, that was hearing Adidas’ case against his brand over use of the stripes. A jury found in his favour on Thursday. Photo: AP
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