The shoemaker filed 4 trademark infringement lawsuits final week in a number of US district courts towards about 20 corporations it alleges are violating its emblems and different mental properties on the footwear.
In the identical go well with, Crocs cited Pastime Foyer’s $12 “white foam clogs women footwear” as an alleged knockoff of its unique clog shoe.
The go well with additionally known as out an “Ezra Black Rubber Clog” from Loeffler Randall as what it stated was as a copycat shoe of its clog.
Crocs stated within the Colorado go well with that such copycat merchandise are “prone to trigger confusion or mistake, or to deceive prospects, and subsequently infringes Crocs’ emblems.”
Crocs’ clog was as soon as mocked, however it has grow to be adored lately. And for some comfort-seeking customers, it’s the go-to shoe of the pandemic.
These have included special-edition collaborations with Put up Malone, Justin Bieber and fast-food chain KFC, the place footwear got here with attachable charms that regarded and smelled like fried rooster. A glow-in-the-dark collaboration with Latin lure artist Dangerous Bunny bought out rapidly after its September launch final 12 months.