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StephenM. Feldman, OSB No. 932611'
[email protected]
Thomas R. Johnson, OSB No. 01064;[email protected]
PERKINS COIE u-p
l l 2 0 N W C o u c hS t r e e tl,0 ' hF l o o r
Portland, OR 97209-4128
Telephone: (5O3)727 -2000
Facsimile: (5O3)727-2222
Attorneys for Plaintiffs
Jerre B. Swann; [email protected]
William H. Brewster; [email protected]
R. Charles Henn Jr.; [email protected]
KILPATRICK STOCKTON LLP
Suite2800
11(X)PeachtreeStreet
Atlanta,GA 30309
Telephone:(404) 815-6500
Facsimile: (404) 815-6555
Of Counsel for Plaintiffs
UNITED STATESDISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF OREGON
ADIDAS AMERICA,INC. andADIDAS AG,
Plaintiffs,
PAYLESSSHOESOURCE.INC..
Defendant.
No. CV0l-1655 RE (LeadCase)
RELATED CASE to CV03-1116RE
THIRD AMENDED COMPLAINT
(Trademark& Trade Dress Infringement,
Trademark& Trade Dress Dilution, Unfair
Competition, and DeceptiveTrade
Practices)
DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL
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Plaintiffs adidasAmerica, Inc. and adidasAG (collectively, "adidas" or "Plaintiffs") state
the following for their Third AmendedComplaintagainstPaylessShoeSource,
hc. ("Payless"or
"Defendant"):
1
This is an action at law and in equity for trademarkinfringement and dilution,
trade dressinfringement and dilution, injury to businessreputation,unfair competition, and
deceptivetradepractices,arisingunderthe TrademarkAct of 1946,l5 U.S.C. gg 1051er se4.
(2004) ("Lanham Act"); the antidilution laws of the severalstates,including the Oregon
antidilutionstatute,O.R.S.$ 647.107;the fair businesspracticesand unfair and deceptivetrade
practicesactsof the severalstates,including the OregonUnlawful TradePracticesAct, O.R.S.$$
646.605to 646.656;and the common law.
2-
Defendantis offering for sale and selling footwear that bearsconfusingly similar
imitations of Plaintiffs' registeredThree-StripeMark and the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress.
Defendant'sfootwear is not manufacturedby adidas,nor is Defendantconnectedor affiliated
with, or authorizedby, adidasin any way. Defendant'smerchandiseis likely to causeconfusion
and to deceiveconsumersand the public regardingits source,and dilutes and tarnishesthe
distinctivequalityofadidas's marksand tradedress.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
3.
This Court has subjectmatterjurisdictionundersection39 of the LanhamAct, 15
gg 1331and 1338. ThisCourthasjurisdictionover
U.S.C.S 1121,andunder28U.S.C.
Plaintiffs' relatedstateand common-lawclaims pursuantto 28 U.S.C.$$ 1338and 1367. In
addition,this Court hasjurisdictionpursuanrto 28 U.S.C. g 1332(a)becausethe parties'
citizenshipis diverseandthe amountin controversyexceeds$75,000,exclusiveof interestand
costs4.
This Court has personaljurisdiction over Defendantbecause,on information and
belief, Defendanthas distributed or sold infringing merchandisewithin this State,has engagedin
actsor omissionswithin this Statecausinginjury, hasengagedin actsor omissionsoutsideof
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this Statecausinginjury within this State,has manufacturedor distributedproductsused or
consumedwithin this Statein the ordinary courseof trade, or has otherwisemade or established
contactswith this Statesufficientto permit the exerciseof personaljurisdiction. This District is
a propervenuepursuantto 28 U.S.C.$ 1391(bX2)becausea substantialpart of the eventsor
omissionsgiving rise to Plaintiffs' claims occurredin this District.
THE PARTIES
5.
Plaintiff adidasAG is a joint stock company organizedand existing under the
laws of the FederalRepublic of Germany,having its office and principal place of businessat
Postfach 1120, D -9 1072 Herzo genaurach,FederalRepublic of Germany.
6.
Plaintiff adidasAmerica, Inc., is a corporation organizedand existing under the
laws of the Stateof Delaware,having its principal place of businessat 5055 N. GreeleyAvenue,
Portland,Oregon97217. adidasAmerica,[nc. is wholly-ownedby adidasAG and its affiliates,
and within this country adidasAmerica is a licenseddistributor of ADIDAS brand merchandise,
including goodsbearing the distinctive Three-Stripetrademark. Plaintiffs adidasAG and adidas
America, Inc., and any predecessorsor relatedentities, are collectively refened to as "adidas."
7.
On information and belief, DefendantPaylessShoeSource,Inc. is a Missouri
corporationwith a principalplaceofbusinessat3231 EastSixth Street,Topeka,Kansas66607.
FACTS COMMON TO ALL CLAIMS FOR RELIEF
The World-FamousThree-StripeMark
8.
adidasis currently,andfor yearshasbeen,oneofthe world'sleadinq
manufacturersof athletic footwear, sportswear,and sporting equipment. Over fifty yearsago,
adidasfirst placedthree parallel bandson its athletic shoes,and the Three-StripeMark came to
signify the quality and reputationof adidasfootwear to the sporting world early in the company's
history.
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At leastas early as 1952,adidasbeganusing the Three-StripeMark on athletic
footwear sold in the United Statesand worldwide. Pagesfrom adidascatalogsfeaturing footwear
bearing the Three-StripeMark are attachedas Exhibit 1.
10.
adidasAG is the owner of a federaltrademarkregistration,Reg.No. 1,815,956,
issuedby the United StatesPatentand Trademark Office on January ll, 1994,for the ThreeStripe Mark, as depictedbelow, for "athletic footwear."
Affidavits havebeenfiled pursuantto Sections8 and 15 of the LanhamAct, l5 U.S.C. $$ 1058
and 1065,andthis registrationis incontestable.A copy of the Certificateof Registrationfor this
mark is attachedas Exhibit 2.
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adidasAG is the owner of a federaltrademarkregistration,Reg.No. 1,833,868,
issuedby the United StatesPatentand Trademark Office on May 3, 1994, for the Three-Stripe
Mark, as depictedbelow, coverins"athleticfootwear."
Affidavits havebeenfiled pursuantto Sections8 and 15 of the LanhamAct, l5 U.S.C. $$ 1058
and 1065,andthis registrationis incontestable.A copy ofthe CertificateofRegistrationfor this
mark is attachedas Exhibit 3.
12.
adidasAG is the owner of a federaltrademarkregistration,Reg.No. 2,2'78,589,
issuedby the United StatesPatentand TrademarkOffice on September21, 1999,for the ThreeStripeMark, as depictedbelow, covering"athleticfootwear."
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Affidavits havebeenfiled pursuantto Sections8 and 15 of the LanhamAct, 15 U.S.C. $$ 1058
and 1065,and this registrationis incontestable. A copy of the Certificate of Registrationfor this
mark is attachedas Exhibit 4.
13.
adidasAG is the owner of a federal trademarkregistration,Reg. No. 3,029,135,
issuedby the United StatesPatentand TrademarkOffice on December 13,2005, for the ThreeStripe Mark, as depictedbelow, for "footwear."
I
A copy of the Certificate of Registrationfor this mark is attachedas Exhibit 5.
14.
adidasAG is the owner of a federal trademarkregistration,Reg. No. 3,O29,129,
issuedby the United StatesPatentand TrademarkOffice on December I3,2OO5,for the ThreeStripe Mark, as depictedbelow, for "footwear."
A copy of the Certificate of Registrationfor this mark is attachedas Exhibit 6.
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15.
adidasis the owner of a federaltrademarkregistration,Reg.No. 2,909,861,issued
by the United StatesPatentand TrademarkOffice on December 14,2OO4,for the Three-Stripe
Mark, as depictedbelow, covering "footwear, namely, slides."
A copy of the Certificate of Registrationfor this mark is attachedas Exhibit 7.
16.
adidasis the owner of a federaltrademarkregistration,Reg.No. 2,999,646,issued
by the United StatesPatentand TrademarkOffice on September21,2005, for the Three-Stripe
Mark, as depictedbelow, covering "footwear, namely, slides."
A copy of the Certificate of Registrationfor this mark is attachedas Exhibit 8.
17.
adidasalso owns numerousadditional trademarkregistrationsfor the Three-Stripe
Mark coveringfootwearand variousitems of apparel,includingU.S. Reg.Nos. 870,136,
96r,353,2,016,963,2,O58,619,2,284,308,2,218,591,3,029,r27,3,O29,r35,3,063,745,
3,063,742,and 3,087,329.A copy of the Certificateof Registrationfor eachof thesemarksis
attachedas Exhibit 9.
18.
adidasalso owns federal registrationsfor verbal trademarksusing the term "three
stripes"includingTHE BRAND WITH THE THREE STRIPES,Reg.No. 1,674,229,for sport
and leisurewear.
19.
The Three-StripeMark is non-functional,and the public well recognizesand
understandsthat the Three-StripeMark distinguishesand identifies adidasmerchandise.Indeed,
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unsolicitedmediacoveragehasrefenedto the "signaturethreestripes"(L.A. Times,August 13,
(SanFranciscoChronicle,July7,2OO2),and
2004),the"famousbrandwiththethreestripes"
the "legendaryAdidas three stripes" (Brand Strategy,September21,1999)
20.
adidas'sThree-StripeMark is well known and famous and hasbeen for many
years. adidashas used the Three-StripeMark in connectionwith its frequent sponsorshipof
sportstournamentsand organizations,as well as professionalathletesand collegiate sportsteams.
For example, adidashas long-term relationshipswith the New York Yankees,Notre Dame, the
University of California at Los Angeles,the University of Nebraskaand the University of
Tennessee.Among many others,NBA starsTim Duncan, Kevin Garnett,and Tracy McGrady,
professionalgolfer Sergio Garcia, baseballplayer Nomar Garciaparra,and soccerstarsDavid
Beckham and Eddie Pope all are sponsoredby adidas. For many years,adidashas beena
sponsorof the World Cup soccertournament,has sponsoredthe world-famous Boston Marathon
for more than a decade,and has sponsoredmany other events,teams,and individuals. Prominent
use of the Three-StripeMark in connectionwith thesesponsorshipactivities has further
enhancedthe marks' recognition and fame.
21.
For many years,adidashasextensivelyand continuouslyusedandpromotedthe
Three-StripeMark in connectionwith athletic footwear and sportswear. [n recent years,annual
salesof productsbearing the Three-StripeMark have totaled in the billions of dollars globally
and in the hundredsof millions of dollars within the United States. The Three-StripeMark has
achievedinternational fame and tremendouspublic recognition.
B.
The SUPERSTAR Trade Dress
22.
The SUPERSTAR model is a famous shoe featuring a distinctive appearance.
including a unique and non-functional combination of three stripeson the side of the shoe
parallel to equidistantsmall holes, a rubber "shell toe," a particularly flat sole and a colored
portion on the outer back heel section,that identifies to consumersthat the origin of the product
lies with adidas(the "SUPERSTARTradeDress"),as depictedbelow:
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23.
Since introducing its SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,adidashas spenthundredsof
thousandsof dollars promoting the product and its appearance.As a result of adidas's
continuous and exclusive use of the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress in connectionwith its products,
the trade dressenjoys wide public acceptanceand associationwith adidas,and has come to be
recognizedwidely and favorably by the public as an indicator of the origin of adidas'sgoods.
24.
The fame and popularity of the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,and particularly the
"shell toe" feature,is evident from popular pressreports,including the following:
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"I have lots of Adidas becauseI like the sbell-toeclassiclike Run-DMC." David
A. Keeps,"Taye Diggs," In Style, December2002,at250.
"Perfect to chill to, dust offthe Adidas shell toes, post up on the stoop,and blare
it out the window." HeatherKuldell, 'Beastie Boys DJ ScratchesYour Eyes
Out," The Georgia StateUniversity Sienal, September2l ,2OOI.
"New York's biggesttrendsettersare going public with their locker room gear this
summer . . . . Annemie Dreves - a.k.a. 'Number 56' - pairs this football-style
jersey with well-wom jeans slit at the anklesand shell-toeAdidas." Danielle
kvitt
& Libby Callaway, "Gym Dandies," The New York Post, September2,
2001.
"One such shoeis the Adidas Superstar,with its now famous rubber shell toe.
Introducedin 1969 as abasketball shoe,it was wom bythree-quartersofNational
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BasketballAssociationplayersby the mid '70s but fell in popularityin the '80s,
when chunky Nikes and Reeboksdominated. Championedby rappersRun DMC,
who wrote My Adidas in 1986, and later the BeastieBoys, they becamea cult
fashion item, prompting Adidas to re-releaseold models." Dominique Jackson,
"SneakyFeelings,"The Australian,August 17,2001.
"This seasonshe's wearing fraying and faded Earl Jeans,Adidas shell toes and an
asymmetric
top." PR Week,July 13,2001,at 11.
"dido . . . In her urban chic attire, sheis an English rose with a thorny edge . . . .
For casualdays, shegravitatestoward Adidas shell-toesneakers,T-shirts with
iron-on decals;and KatayoneAdeli or Diesel pants." Heidi Sherman,"Amped +
Vamped: Samplethe Style High Notes of Destiny's Child, Sheryl Crow, Macy
Gray andMore," In Style,July 2001,at 186.
"But when Michele Corbett stoppedin during her lunch hour to buy a pair of
popular Adidas called Superstars(some call them shell toes),she was told that
particular pair was not on sale." Bruce Mohl, "Old-FashionedBill-Paying Gets
New Wrinkle," The BostonGlobe,May 13,2001,at C3.
"'It's hardfor me not to be passionate,
becausepassionis somethingthat's in me,'
saysthe Z2-yeatold star, deckedout in diamondsand a white linen Enyce suit
with Adidas shell-toesneakers."FarrahWeinstein."Stvle and Substance:
Twese
Gibson,"The New York Post,July l, 2001,at 52.
"He expectsthe trefoil group to appealto women as it alreadydoesto high school
girls who favor the brand's shell-toeshoesand three-stripejackets." Rosemary
Feitelberg,"Adidas Maps Three-Tier Apparel Plan," Women's Wear Daily,
October12.2O00.atll.
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"Fusingrock with hip-hophasbeenthe subjectof experimentsbeforemany numetal groupscould fit into a pair of shell-toeAdidas." Chris Macias,"Kings of
Rock N' Rap," Sacramento
Bee, OctoberI7, 1999,at El9.
25.
As a resultof adidas'sextensiveuseand promotionof its SUPERSTARTrade
Dress,adidashasbuilt up and now owns valuablegoodwill that is symbolizedby the tradedress.
The purchasingpublic hascometo associatethe SUPERSTARTradeDresswith adidas.
adidas'sSUPERSTARTradeDressis distinctiveand non-functionaland hasachievedsienificant
secondarymeaning.
DEFENDANT'S UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES
26.
On informationandbelief, Paylessimports,markets,sells,and offers for sale
goodsin interstatecornmercethat beara confusinglysimilar imitation of adidas'sThree-stripe
Mark and are,in many cases,knock-offsof well-known adidasstyles. Photographsof these
shoesappearin the attachedExhibit 10.
21.
On informationandbelief, Paylessis importing,marketing,distributing,offering
for saleand sellinggoodsin interstatecommercethat beara confusinglysimilar imitation of
adidas'sSUPERSTARTradeDress. One exampleis depictedbelow, and othersappearin the
attachedExhibit 11.
adidas Superstar
28.
PavlessImitation
The goodsdistributed,offeredfor saleand sold by Defendantare not
manufacturedby adidas,nor is Defendantassociated
or connectedwith adidas,or licensed,
authorized,sponsored,endorsedor approvedby adidasin any way.
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29.
Plaintiffs usedthe Three-StripeMark and the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress
extensively and continuouslybefore Defendantbeganusing and selling confusingly similar
imitations of Plaintiffs' footwear.
30.
The goods sold by Defendantare similar to and competewith goods sold by
Plaintiffs, and thesegoods are sold through overlappingchannelsof trade.
31.
Defendant'suseof confusinglysimilar imitationsof Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark
and SUPERSTAR Trade Dress is likely to deceive,confuseand misleadprospectivepurchasers
and purchasersinto believing that footwear sold by Defendantis manufacturedby, authorizedby
or in some mannerassociatedwith Plaintiffs, which it is not. The likelihood of confusion,
mistake and deceptionengenderedby Defendant'smisappropriationof Plaintiffs' mark and trade
dressis causingirreparableharm to the goodwill symbolizedby the Three-StripeMark and the
SUPERSTAR Trade Dress and the reputationfor quality thar they embody.
32.
Defendant's activities are likely to causeconfusion before, during, and after the
time of purchasebecausepurchasers,prospectivepurchasersand others viewing Defendant's
footwear at the point of saleor on a wearerare likely -- due to Defendant'suse of confusingly
similar imitations of the Three-StripeMark and the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress -- to mistakenly
attribute the product to adidas. This is particularly damagingwith respectto thosepersonswho
perceivea defector lack of quality in Defendant'sproducts. By causingsucha likelihood of
confusion, mistake and deception,Defendantis inflicting ineparable harm to the goodwill
symbolizedby the Three-StripeMark and the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,and the reputationfor
quality that they embody.
33.
Upon information and belief, Defendantcontinuesto use confusingly similar
imitations of adidas'sThree-StripeMark and SUPERSTAR Trade Dressin connectionwith the
saleof productsthat are directly competitive to thoseoffered by adidas. Defendantbeganselling
theseimitations well after adidashad establishedprotectablerights in its Three-StripeMark and
SUPERSTARTradeDress.
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On informationandbelief,Defendantknowingly,willfully, intentionallyand
maliciouslyadoptedandusedconfusinglysimilarimitationsof Plaintiffs'Three-stripeMark and
SUPERSTARTradeDress.
35.
Defendant'sintentionalandbadfaith conductis evidentfrom the fact thatmany
of the shoesdepictedin Exhibit 10 areimitationsof well-knownandsuccessful
adidasstyles.
For example,Paylesshassoldmorethanthirty (30) differentimitationsof theadidasCountry
Ripple. Oneis depictedbelow,andadditionalexamplesarecollectedin the attachedExhibit 12.
adidas Country Ripple
36.
PaylessImitation
As an additional example,Paylesshas sold at least seventeen(17) imitations of
the adidasTuscany/adiRacer. One is depictedbelow, and additional examplesare collectedin
the attachedExhibit 13.
adidas Tuscanv/adi Racer
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As an additional example,Paylesshassold a dozen(12) imitationsof the adidas
Prajna.Oneis depictedbelow, and additionalexamolesarecollectedin the attachedExhibit 14.
adidas Praina
38.
PavlessImitation
Paylessalsohas sold imitationsof severalotheradidasstyles,includingthe Copa
Mundial, Campus,Samoa,StanSmith, and Mei. One exampleof eachis depictedbelow.
adidas Copa Munial
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FIRST CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Federal Trademark Infringement of Three-Stripe Mark)
39.
Plaintiffsrepeatandincorporatebyreferencetheallegationsinparagraphs
l-38.
40.
Defendant'suseof confusinglysimilar imitationsof Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark
is likely to causeconfusion, deception,and mistakeby creatingthe false and misleading
impressionthat Defendant'sgoods are manufacturedor distributed by Plaintiffs, or are associated
or connectedwith Plaintiffs, or have the sponsorship,endorsement,or approval of Plaintiffs.
4L
Defendanthas used marks confusingly similar to Plaintiffs' federally registered
marksin violation of 15 U.S.C. $ I I14, and Defendant'sactivitieshavecausedand,unless
enjoinedby this Court,will continueto causea likelihood ofconfusion and deceptionof
membersof the trade and public and, additionally, injury to Plaintiffs' goodwill and reputationas
symbolizedby the federally registeredThree-StripeMark, for which Plaintiffs have no adequate
remedyat law.
42.
Defendant's actionsdemonstratean intentional. willful. and malicious intent to
trade on the goodwill associatedwith Plaintiffs' federally registeredThree-StripeMark to
Plaintiffs' great and irreparableinjury.
43.
Defendanthascausedand is likely to continuecausingsubstantialinjury to the
public and to Plaintiffs, and Plaintiffs are entitled to injunctive relief and to recoverDefendant's
profits, actual damages,enhancedprofits and damages,costs,and reasonableattorneys' fees
u n d e r1 5U . S . C $. $ 1 1 1 4 1, 1 1 6a n d1 l 1 7 .
SECOND CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Federal Unfair Competition as to Three-Stripe Mark)
44.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporateby referencethe allegationsin paragraphs1-43.
45.
Defendant'suseof knockoff duplicatesor confusinglysimilar imitationsof
Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark hascausedand is likely to causeconfusion,deception,and mistake
by creating the false and misleading impressionthat Defendant'sgoods are manufacturedor
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distributedby Plaintiffs, or are affiliated, connected,or associatedwith Plaintiffs, or have the
sponsorship,endorsement,or approval of Plaintiffs.
46.
Defendanthas made false representations,false descriptions,and false
designationsof origin of its goodsin violation of l5 U.S.C. $ I125(a),and Defendant'sactivities
havecausedand,unlessenjoinedby this Court, will continueto causea likelihood of confusion
and deceptionof membersof the trade and public and, additionally, injury to Plaintiffs' goodwill
and reputation as symbolizedby the Three-StripeMark, for which Plaintiffs have no adequate
remedy at law.
47.
Defendant's actionsdemonstratean intentional. willful. and malicious intent to
trade on the goodwill associatedwith Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark to the great and irreparable
injury of Plaintiffs.
48.
Defendant'sconducthascaused,and is likely to continuecausing,substantial
injury to the public and to Plaintiffs, and Plaintiffs are entitled to injunctive relief and to recover
Defendant'sprofits,actualdamages,enhancedprofits and damages,costs,and reasonable
attorneys'feespursuantto 15 U.S.C.gg 1125(a),I I 16 and 1l17.
THIRD CLAIMFOR RELIEF
(Federal Unfair Competition as to SUPERSTAR Trade Dress)
49.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporateby referencethe allegationsin paragraphs1-48.
50.
Plaintiffs' SUPERSTAR Trade Dress has acquiredsecondarymeaning.
5 1.
Defendant'suseof knockoff duplicatesor confusinglysimilar imitationsof
Plaintiffs' SUPERSTAR Trade Dress hascausedand is likely to causeconfusion, deception,and
mistake by creating the false and misleadingimpressionthat Defendant'sgoods are
manufacturedor distributed by Plaintiffs, or are affiliated, connected,or associatedwith
Plaintiffs, or have the sponsorship,endorsement,or approval of Plaintiffs.
52.
Defendanthas made false representations,false descriptions,and false
designationsof origin of its goodsin violation of 15 U.S.C.$ I125(a),andDefendant'sactivities
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havecausedand,unlessenjoinedby this Court, will continueto causea likelihood of confusion
and deceptionof membersof the trade and public and, additionally, injury to Plaintiffs' goodwill
and reputationas symbolizedby the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,for which Plaintiffs have no
adequateremedy at law.
53.
Defendant'sactionsdemonstrate
an intentional,willful, and maliciousintent to
trade on the goodwill associatedwith Plaintiffs' SUPERSTAR Trade Dress to the great and
irreparableinjury of Plaintiffs.
54.
Defendant'sconducthascaused,and is likely to continuecausing,substantial
injury to the public and to Plaintiffs, and Plaintiffs are entitled to injunctive relief and to recover
Defendant'sprofits, actual damages,enhancedprofits and damages,costs,and reasonable
attomeys'feespursuantto 15 U.S.C.gg I125(a),1116and 1117.
FOURTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Federal Dilution as to Three-Stripe Mark)
55.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporateby referencethe allegationsin paragraphs1-54.
56.
Plaintiffs have extensivelyand continuouslypromoted and usedthe registered
Three-StripeMark both in the United Statesand throughoutthe world, and the Three-Stripe
Mark has therebybecomea famous and well-known symbol of adidas'sgoods and services.
57.
Defendantis making commercial usein commerceof marks that dilute and are
likely to dilute the distinctivenessof Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark by eroding the public's
exclusive identification of this famous mark with Plaintiffs, tarnishing and degradingthe positive
associations
andprestigiousconnotationsof the mark, and otherwiselesseningthe capacityof the
mark to identify and distinguish goods and services.
58.
Defendant'sactionsdemonstrate
an intentional.willful. and maliciousintent to
trade on the goodwill associatedwith Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark or to causedilution of the
Three-StripeMark, to the great and irreparableinjury of Plaintiffs.
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009]
[2] 184-0010/PA062140
PnnrrNSCoIn rlp
I I 20 NW CouchStreet,l0'hFioor
PORrL^ND,
OREGoN
9'l 2O9-4 128
(503)72?-2000
rSOl\7)?-))))
59.
Defendanthas causedand will continue to causeirreparableinjury to Plaintiffs'
goodwill and businessreputation,and dilution of the distinctivenessand value of Plaintiffs'
famousand distinctiveThree-StripeMark in violation of l5 U.S.C.$ 1125(c),and Plaintiffs
thereforeare entitled to injunctive relief and to Defendant'sprofits, actual damages,enhanced
profits and damages,costs,and reasonable
attorneys'feespursuantto l5 U.S.C. $$ 1125(c),
1 1 1 6a n d1 1 1 7 .
FIFTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Federal Dilution as to SUPERSTAR Trade Dress)
60.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporatebyreference the allegationsin paragraphsl-59.
61.
Plaintiffshaveextensivelyand continuouslypromotedandusedthe SUPERSTAR
Trade Dressboth in the United Statesand throughout the world, and the SUPERSTAR Trade
Dress has therebybecomea famous and well-known indicator of the origin of adidas'sgoods and
services.
62.
Defendantis making commercialuse in commerceof trade dressthat dilutes and
is likely to dilute the distinctivenessof Plaintiffs' SUPERSTAR Trade Dressby eroding the
public's exclusive identification of this famous tradedresswith Plaintiffs, tamishing and
degradingthe positiveassociations
and prestigiousconnotationsofthe tradedress,and otherwise
lesseningthe capacityofthe tradedressto identify and distinguishgoodsand services.
63.
Defendant's actionsdemonstratean intentional. willful. and malicious intent to
trade on the goodwill associatedwith Plaintiffs' SUPERSTAR Trade Dress or to causedilution
of the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,to the great and irreparableinjury of Plaintiffs.
64.
Defendanthas causedand will continue to causeirreparableinjury to Plaintiffs'
goodwill and businessreputation,and dilution of the distinctiveness
and value of Plaintiffs'
famousand distinctiveSUPERSTARTradeDressin violation of 15 U.S.C. $ 1125(c),and
Plaintiffs thereforeare entitled to injunctive relief and to Defendant'sprohts, actual damages,
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PA062140_009]
[2] | 84-0010i
PERKINSCOIE LLP
1120NW CouchStreet,10'hFloor
PORTI-,\ND,
ORFrco\97209-4128
(5O3)'t2'1-2OOO
(.s03)727-2222
enhancedprofits and damages,costs,and reasonable
attorneys'feespursuantto 15 U.S.C. $$
1125(c),1116and 1111.
SIXTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(State Trademark Dilution and Injury to Business Reputation
as to Three-Stripe Mark)
65.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporateby referencethe allegationscontainedin
paragraphsl-64.
66.
Plaintiffs have extensively and continuously promoted and usedthe registered
Three-StripeMark throughoutthe United Statesincluding the Stateof Oregon,and the mark has
therebybecomea distinctive,famousand well-known symbolof adidas'sgoodsand services.
61.
Defendant'sunauthorizeduse of Plaintiffs' registeredThree-StripeMark dilutes
andis likely to dilute the distinctiveness
of Plaintiffs' mark by erodingthe public's exclusive
identification of this famous and well-known mark with Plaintiffs, and tarnishing and degrading
the positive associationsand prestigiousconnotationsof the mark.
68.
Defendantis causingand will continue to causeirreparableinjury to Plaintiffs'
goodwill andbusinessreputation,and dilution ofthe distinctiveness
and valueofPlaintiffs'
famous and distinctive Three-StripeMark in violation of the Oregonantidilution act, O.R.S.
E 647.107(2005),as well as the antidilutionlaws of the severalstates,includingAlabama,ALA.
CODE $ 8-12-17(2003);Alaska,ALASKA STAT. $45.50.180(Michie 2OO2);Arizona,ARZ.
REV. STAT. ANN. $44-1448.01(West 2003);Arkansas,ARK. CODE ANN. $ 4-71-213
(2OO2);California,CAL. BUS. & PROF.CODE $ 14330(West003); Connecticut,CONN.
GEN. STAT. ANN $ 35-lli(c) (West2003);Delaware,
DEL. CODE ANN. tit.6, $ 3313(2002);
Florida,FLA. STAT. ANN. $ 495.151(West2003);Georgia,
cA. CODE ANN. $ l0-1-451
(2003);Hawaii,HAW. REV. STAT. ANN. 9482-32(Michie 2003);Idaho,IDAHO CODE g 48513 (Michie2002);Illinois,l65nL. COMP. STAT. ANN. 1036/65(2003);Iowa,IOWA CODE
ANN. $ 548.113(West2003); Kansas,KAN. STAT. ANN. $ 81-214(2002);Louisiana,LA.
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PA062140
009]
[21184-0010i
PERKINSCoIE LLP
I I 20 NW CouchStreet,l0'h Floor
PoRrr-AND,OREGON
91 2094 128
(s03)727-2000
-2222
\so3)72'7
REV. STAT.ANN. $ 5l:223.1(West2003);Maine,ME. REV.STAT.ANN. tit. 10,$ 1530
(West2003);Massachusens,
MASS.cEN. LAWS.ANN. ch. ll0B, g 12(West2003);
Minnesota,
MINN. STAT.ANN. $ 333.285(West2003);Mississippi,
MISS.CODE.ANN.
S 75-25-25(2003);Missouri,MO. ANN. STAT.$ 417.061(l)(West2002);Montana,MONT.
(2003);Nebraska,
CODEANN. $ 30-13-334
NEB.REV. STAT.ANN. $87-140(Michie2002);
(.2003);
NewHampshire,
N.H. REV.STAT.ANN. g 350-,4:12
NewJersey,
N.J.STAT.ANN.
56:3-13.20(West2003);NewMexico,N.M. STAT.ANN. $ 57-38-15(Michie2fi)2);New
York,N.Y. GEN.BUS.Law $ 360J (2003);Oregon,OR.REV. STAT.$ 647.107(2001);
Pennsylvania,
54 PA. CONS.STAT.ANN. $ 1124(West1996);RhodeIsland,R.I. GEN.
LAWS $ 6-2-12(1992);SouthCarolina,S.C. CODEANN. $ 39-15-1165
(2OO2):
Tennessee,
TENN.CODEANN. $ 47-25-513
(2003);Texas,TEX. BUS.& COM.CODEANN. $ 16.29
(Vernon2003);Utah,UT. CODEANN. $70-3a-4O3
(2002);Washington,
WASH.REV.CODE
ANN. $ 19.77
.160(2003);WestVirginia,W. VA. CODEANN. 47-2-l3 (Michie2003);and
Wyoming,WYO. STAT.ANN. $ 40-l-115(Michie2002). Plaintiffstherefore
areentitledto
injunctiverelief,damages
andcosts,aswell as,if appropriate,
enhanced
damages
andreasonable
attorneys'
fees.
SEVENTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(StateTrade DressDilution and Injury to BusinessReputation
as to SUPERSTARTrade Dress)
69.
Plaintiffsrepeatandincorporateby referencethe allegationscontainedin
paragraphs
1-68.
10.
Plaintiffshaveextensivelyandcontinuouslypromotedandusedthe SUPERSTAR
TradeDressthroughoutthe UnitedStatesincludingthe Stateof Oregon,andthetradedresshas
therebybecomea distinctiveandwell-knownsymbolof adidas'sgoodsandservices.
7 l.
Defendant's
unauthorized
TradeDressdilutesthe
useof Plaintiffs'SUPERSTAR
distinctiveness
of thetradedressby erodingthepublic'sexclusiveidentification
of this
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| 0/PA0621400091
12l I 8.1-00
PERKTNS
CotE llp
I 120NW Couch Street,l0'hFloor
PoRrr.ANr).ORLGoN9'7209-4128
(503)727-2000
1503)',121-2222
distinctivetradedresswith Plaintiffs,andtarnishinganddegradingthe positiveassociations
and
prestigious
connotations
thereof.
72.
Defendantis causingandwill continueto causeirreparableinjury to Plaintiffs'
goodwillandbusiness
reputation,
anddilutionof thedistinctiveness
andvalueof Plaintiffs'
distinctiveSUPERSTARTradeDressin violationof the Oregonantidilutionact,O.R.S.
includingAlabama,ALA.
$ 647.107(2005),aswell astheantidilutionlawsof theseveralstates,
CODE$ 8-12-17(2003);Alaska,ALASKA STAT.$45.50.180
(Michie2OO2);
Aizona,ARZ.
(West2003);Arkansas,
REV.STAT.ANN. $44-1448.01
ARK. CODEANN. $ 4-ll-213
(2OO2);
California,CAL. BUS.& PROF.CODE$ 14330(West003);Connecticut,
CONN.
GEN.STAT.ANN $ 35-1li(c)(West2003);Delaware,
DEL.CODEANN. tit.6, $ 3313(2OO2);
Florida,FLA. STAT.ANN. $ 495.151(West
2003);Georgia,cA. CODEANN. $ I0-l-451
(2003);Hawaii,
HAW. REV. STAT.ANN. $482-32(Michie2003);Idaho,IDAHO
CODE$ 48513(Michie2002);Illinois,765n-L.COMP.STAT.ANN. 1036/65
(2003);Iowa,IOWACODE
ANN. $ 548.113(West2003);Kansas,
LA.
KAN. STAT.ANN. $ 8l-214(2OO2);
Louisiana,
REV.STAT.ANN. $ 5l:223.1(West
2003);Maine,ME. REV.STAT.ANN. tit. 10,$ 1530
(West2003);Massachusetts,
MASS.cEN. LAWS.ANN. ch. 1108,g 12(West2003);
Minnesora,
MINN. STAT.ANN. $ 333.285(West2003);Mississippi,
MISS.CODE.ANN.
gl5-25-25(2003);Missouri,
MO. ANN. STAT.$ 417.061(l)(West2002);Montana,
MONT.
CODEANN. $ 30-13-334
(2003);Nebraska,
NEB.REV.STAT.ANN. $87-140(Michie2002);
New Hampshire,
N.H. REV. STAT.ANN. $ 350-4:12(2003);New Jersey,
N.J.STAT.ANN.
56:3-13.2O
(West2003);; New Mexico,N.M. STAT.ANN. g 57-38-15(Michie2002);New
York,N.Y. GEN.BUS.Law $ 360-l(2003);Oregon,OR.REV. STAT.$ 647.107(201);
Pennsylvania,
54 PA. CONS.STAT.ANN. $ I124 (West1996);RhodeIsland,R.I.GEN.
LAWS S 6-2-12(1992);SouthCarolina,S. C. CODEANN. $ 39-15-1165(2OO2);
Tennessee,
TENN.CODEANN. $ 4l-25-513(2003);Texas,TEX. BUS.& COM.CODEANN. $ 16.29
(Vernon2003);Utah,UT. CODEANN. 970-3a-403
(2002'l:Washington,
WASH.REV.CODE
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140.009]
[2] I 84 0010/PA062
PnnrtNs CorB rr-p
I120NW CouchStreet,10'hFioor
PORrL,\ND.ORricoN97 209-4128
(so3)'721-2OU)
(503)',72'1-2222
ANN. $ 19.77.160 (2003);West Virginia, W. VA. CODE ANN. 47-2-13 (Michie 2003);and
Wyoming, WYO. STAT. ANN. $ 40-l-115 (Michie 2002). Plaintiffs thereforeare entitled to
injunctive relief, damagesand costs,as well as,if appropriate,enhanceddamagesand reasonable
attorneys'fees.
EIGHTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Common Law Trademark Infringement and Unfair Competition)
73.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporateby referencethe allegationsin paragraphs1-72.
14.
Defendant's actsconstitutecommon law trademarkinfringement and unfair
competition, and have createdand will continue to createa likelihood of confusion to the
irreparableinjury of Plaintiffs unlessrestrainedby this Court. Plaintiffs have no adequate
remedy at law for this injury.
75.
On information and belief, Defendantactedwith full knowledge of Plaintiffs' use
of, and statutoryand common law rights to, the Three-StripeMark and without regardto the
likelihood of confusionof the public createdby Defendant'sactivities.
16.
Defendant'sactionsdemonstrate
an intentional.willful. and maliciousintentto
trade on the goodwill associatedwith Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark to the great and irreparable
injury of Plaintiffs.
11.
As a result of Defendant'sacts,Plaintiffs have been damagedin an amount not as
yet determinedor ascertainable.At a minimum, however, Plaintiffs are entitled to injunctive
relief, to an accountingofDefendant'sprofits,to damages,and to costs. In light ofthe
deliberatelyfraudulent and malicious use of confusingly similar imitations of Plaintiffs' ThreeStripe Mark, and the need to deter Defendantfrom similar conduct in the future, Plaintiffs
additionally are entitled to punitive damages.
NINTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(CommonLaw Trade DressInfringement and Unfair Competition)
18.
Plaintiffsrepeatandincorporateby referencethe allegationsin paragraphs
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r40,0091
PERKINS COIE LLP
I t20 NW CouchStreet,10'nFroor
97209-4128
PoRrrAND.ORriGoN
(503)727-2000
',72',7
(503) -2222
19.
Defendant'sactsconstitutecommonlaw tradedressinfringementand unfair
competition, and have createdand will continue to createa likelihood of confusion to the
ineparable injury of Plaintiffs unlessrestrainedby this Court. Plaintiffs have no adequate
remedyat law for this injury.
80.
On information and belief, Defendantactedwith full knowledge of Plaintiffs' use
of, and statutoryand common law rights to, the SUPERSTAR Trade Dress and without regardto
the likelihood of confusionof the public createdby Defendant'sactivities.
81.
Defendant'sactionsdemonstrate
an intentional,willful, andmaliciousintent to
trade on the goodwill associatedwith Plaintiffs' SUPERSTAR Trade Dress to the great and
irreparableinjury of Plaintiffs.
82.
As a result of Defendant'sacts,Plaintiffs have been damagedin an amount not as
yet determinedor ascertainable.At a minimum, however, Plaintiffs areentitled to injunctive
reliei to an accountingofDefendant'sprofits, to damages,andto costs. In light ofthe
deliberatelyfraudulent and malicious use of confusingly similar imitations of Plaintiffs'
SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,and the needto deter Defendantfrom similar conduct in the future,
Plaintiffs additionally are entitled to punitive damages.
TENTH CLAIMFORRELIEF
(Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices as to Three-Stripe Mark)
83.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporateby referencethe allegationsin paragraphs1-82.
84.
Defendanthasbeen and is passingoff its goods as those of adidas,causinga
Iikelihood of confusion or of misunderstandingas to the source,sponsorship,or approval of
Defendant'sgoods,causinga likelihood of confusionas to Defendant'saffiliation, connection,or
associationwith another,and otherwise damagingthe public. Defendant'sconduct constitutes
unfair and deceptiveactsor practicesin the courseof a business,trade or commercein violation
of Oregon'sUnlawful TradePracticesAct, O.R.S.$$ 646.605to 646.656(2005),and the unfair
and deceptivetradepracticesstatutesof otherstates,includingColorado,Colo. Rev. Stat.Ann.
23-THIRD AMENDED COMPLAINT
009]
[2| 184-0010/PA0621,+0
PERKINSCoIE LLP
1120NW Couch Street.1Oth
Floor
PoRrr-A-\D,
ORDG0N
9'I2O9-4128
(-503)727-2000
-2222
(5O3)'127
Del. CodeAnn. tit.6, $$ 253lto
$$ 6-1-101to 6-1-115(West1996andSupp.1998);Delaware,
2536(1993& Supp.1998);Georgia,Ga. CodeAnn. $$ l0-1-370to 10-1-375Q99D; Hawaii,
Haw. Rev.Stat.$$ 48lA-l to 48lA-5 (1993);Illinois,815 Itl. Comp.Stat.Ann. 510/1to 51017
(1993';;Maine, Me. Rev. Stat.Ann. tit. 10, gg l2ll to l2l6 (West 1996);Minnesota,Minn. Srat.
Ann. $ 325D.43ro .48 (West 1995);Nebraska,Neb. Rev. Stat.$$ 87-301to 87-306(1995);New
Mexico,N.M. Stat.Ann. $$ 51-12-l to 57-12-22(Michie 1995);New York, N.Y. Gen.Bus.L. $
349 (McKinney 1988);Ohio, Ohio Rev. CodeAnn. gg 4165.01to 4165.04(West 1995);and
Oklahoma,Okla. Stat.Ann. tit. 78, $$ 51 ro 55 (Wesr 1995&. Supp. 1998).
85.
Defendant'sunauthorizeduseof confusinglysimilar imitationsof Plaintiffs'
Three-StripeMark has causedand is likely to causesubstantialinjury to the public and to
Plaintiffs, and Plaintiffs are entitled to injunctive relief and to recover damages,punitive
damages,costs and reasonableattorneys' fees.
ELEVENTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices as to SUPERSTAR Trade Dress)
86.
Plaintiffs repeatand incorporatebyreference the allegationsin paragraphsl-85.
87.
Defendanthasbeenand is passingoff its goodsas thoseof adidas,causinga
likelihood ofconfusion or ofmisunderstandingas to the source,sponsorship,
or approvalof
Defendant'sgoods,causinga likelihood ofconfusion as to Defendant'saffiliation,connection,or
associationwith another,and otherwisedamagingthe public. Defendant'sconduct constitutes
unfair and deceptiveacts or practicesin the courseof a business,trade or commercein violation
of Oregon'sUnlawful TradePracticesAcr, O.R.S.$$ 646.605to 646.656(2005),and the unfair
and deceptivetradepracticesstatutesof other states,includingColorado,Colo. Rev. Stat.Ann.
$$ 6-1-101to 6-l-l 15 (West 1996andSupp.1998);Delaware,Del. CodeAnn. tit. 6, $$ 2531to
2536 (1993 & Supp. 1998);Georgia,Ga. CodeAnn. $$ 10-1-370to 10-1-375O99D; Hawaii,
Haw. Rev.Stat.$S481A-l to 481A-5(1993);Illinois,815 Ill. Comp.Stat.Ann. 510/1to 510i7
(1993);Maine, Me. Rev. Stat.Ann. tit. 10, gg l2ll to 1216(West 1996);Minnesota,Minn. Stat.
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009]
[2r 184-0010/PA062140
PBnrrNs CotB lr.p
I 120 NW Couch Street,l0'" Floor
PORTr.AN),
ORLGO\97209-41 28
(s03)7272000
-2222
(503)'72'7
Ann. $ 325D.43to .48 (West 1995);Nebraska,Neb. Rev. Stat.$$ 87-301to 87-306(1995);New
Mexico, N.M. Stat.Ann. $$ 57-12-l to 57-12-22(Michie 1995);New York, N.Y. Gen.Bus. L. $
349 (McKinney 1988);Ohio, Ohio Rev. CodeAnn. gg 4165.0l to 4165.04(West 1995);and
Oklahoma,Okla. Stat.Ann. tit.78, $$ 5l ro 55 (West 1995e. Supp. 1998).
88.
Defendant'sunauthorizeduseof confusinglysimilar imitationsof Plaintiffs'
SUPERSTAR Trade Dress has causedand is likely to causesubstantialinjury to the public and
to Plaintiffs, and Plaintiffs are entitled to injunctive relief and to recoverdamages,punitive
damages,costsand reasonable
attorneys'fees.
PRAYER FOR RELIEF
WHEREFORE, Plaintiffs pray rhat:
1.
Defendantand all of its agents,officers,employees,representatives,
successors,
assigns,attomeys,and all other personsacting for, with, by, tbrough, or under authority from
Defendant,or in concert or participation with Defendant,and eachof them, be enjoined
permanently,from:
a.
using the Three-StripeMark or SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,or any other copy,
reproduction,or colorable imitation or simulation of Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark
or SUPERSTAR Trade Dress on or in connectionwith Defendant's soods or
services;
using any trademark,servicemark, name,logo, designor sourcedesignationof
any kind on or in connectionwith Defendant'sgoodsor servicesthat is a copy,
reproduction,colorable imitation, or simulation of, or confusingly similar to the
trademarksor trade dressof Plaintiffs;
using any trademark,trade dress,servicemark, name,1ogo,designor source
designationof any kind on or in connectionwith Defendant'sgoods or services
that is likely to causeconfusion,mistake,deception,or public misunderstanding
that such goods or servicesare producedor provided by Plaintiffs, or are
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COIE r-r-p
PERKTNS
I I 20 Nw CouchStreet,l0'h Floor
97209-1128
PoRrrANr).ORLCoN
(503)727-2000
(503)127-2222
sponsoredor authorizedby Plaintiffs, or are in any way connectedor relatedto
Plaintiffs:
d.
using any trademark,trade dress,servicemark, name,logo, design or source
designationof any kind on or in connectionwith Defendant'sgoods or services
that dilutes or is likely to dilute the distinctivenessof the trademarks,trade dress,
servicemarks,names,or logos of Plaintiffs;and
e.
passingoff, palming off, or assistingin passingoff or palmingoff, Defendant's
goods or servicesas those of Plaintiffs, or otherwisecontinuing any and all acts of
unfair competition as allegedin this Third Amended Complaint;
2.
Defendantbe orderedto recall all productsbearing the Three-StripeMark,
SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,or any other confusingly similar variation thereof, which have been
shippedby Defendantor under its authority, to any customer,including, but not limited to, any
wholesaler,distributor, retailer, consignor,or marketer,and also to deliver to eachcustomera
copy of this Courl's order as it relatesto saidinjunctiverelief againstDefendant;
3.
Defendantbe orderedto deliver up for impoundmentand for destructionall
footwear, bags,boxes, labels,tags, signs,packages,receptacles,advertising,samplebooks,
promotional material, stationeryor other materialsin the possession,custody,or under the
control ofDefendant that are found to adopt,to infringe, or to dilute any ofPlaintiffs' trademarks
or trade dressor that otherwiseunfairly competewith Plaintiffs and their products and services;
4.
Defendantbe compelledto accountto Plaintiffs for any and all profits derived by
Defendantfrom the sale or distribution of infringing goods as describedin this Third Amended
Complaint;
5.
Plaintiffs be awardedall damagescausedby the acts forming the basis of this
Third Amended Complaint;
6.
Basedon Defendant'sknowing and intentionaluseof confusinglysimilar
imitations of Plaintiffs' Three-StripeMark and SUPERSTAR Trade Dress,the damagesaward
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[21I 84-0010/P4062
PERKINSCOTELLP
I 120NW CouchStreet,l0'h Fioor
OREGON
97209-4128
PORrL^ND.
-2OO0
(5031'727
(503)727-2222
asprovidedfor by 15U.S'C.
betrebledandthe awardof Defendant'sprofitsbe enhanced
$ 1 1 1 7 ( a );
7.
attorneys'fees
Defendantbe requiredto payto Plaintiffsthe costsandreasonable
thatPlaintiffshaveandwill incur in this actionpursuantto 15U.S.C.$ 1117(a)andthe state
statutescitedin this Third AmendedComplaint;
8.
Basedon Defendant'swillful anddeliberateinfringementanddilution of
Plaintiffs' marksandtradedress,andto detersuchconductin the future, Plaintiffs be awarded
punitivedamages;
and
9.
Plaintiffshavesuchotherandfurtherrelief asthe Courtmay deemjust.
JURY TRIAL DEMAND
Plaintiffsrespectfullydemanda trial by jury on all claimsandissuesso triable.
DATED: August21,2006
PERKINS COIE rrr
By /s/ StephenM. Feldman
M. Feldman,OSBNo. 93267
Stephen
OSBNo. 01064
ThomasR. Johnson,
Telephone:(503)727-2000
Attomeysfor Plaintiffs
JerreB. Swann,(admittedpro hac vice)
William H. Brewster,(admittedprohac vice)
R. CharlesHennJr., (admittedpro hac vice)
KILPATRICK STOCKTON LLP
Suite2800
1100Peachtree
Street
Atlanta,GA 30309
Telephone:(404)815-6500
Facsimile:(404)815-6555
Of Counselfor Plaintiffs
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[2]184-0010/PAo62
PERKINSCOIE LLP
I 120 NW Couch Sfieet, 10h Ftoor
91209-4128
PoRrr-AND,
OREGoN
(503\72'l:2000
(503\7272222