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Adidas’ confusion concept rested around the principle of post-sale confusion
06-15-2018, 06:26 PM
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Adidas’ confusion concept rested around the principle of post-sale confusion
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adidas nmd canada womens Traditionally, this meant the purchaser at the point of sale would be confused when deciding what to purchase. However, over the years, courts have recognized other forms of confusion. Post-sale confusion is one type-meaning even if the purchasers themselves understand whose product they are purchasing, those who view the item in subsequent situations (e.g., those who see someone wearing the product) will be confused. Cheap counterfeiting cases are a classic example-the confusion is not of the consumer but onlookers. Adidas’ confusion idea rested over the idea of post-sale confusion. The Lanham Act defines infringement as use of another’s mark (or a colorable imitation) that is “likely to cause confusion.
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