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Adidas files another lawsuit against Skechers for copying their product

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Sportswear manufacturer adidas has filed another lawsuit against their competitor Skechers.

In the lawsuit filed on Monday, adidas said Skechers blatantly copied their product.

Adidas claims Skechers Mega Blade and Mega Flex shoes are essentially copies of their Springblade shoe.

In a statement, adidas said: 

Today, adidas filed another lawsuit against Skechers. We will not stand by and allow others to blatantly copy our products and infringe on our valuable intellectual property. These shameless imitations tarnish the reputation of our brand and our people who work tirelessly to research and develop technical innovations and designs that help athletes make a difference.
 
We are the leader in footwear innovation, design and engineering, creating high performance shoes for athletes. We are a company of creators and makers who lead the industry to new standards, continually bringing the best in high-quality products to consumers.
 
This pattern of unlawful behavior and freeloading in the industry is outrageous and must end. We will take every legal measure possible to protect and defend our innovations.

Fox 12 reached out to Skechers for a statement about the lawsuit. Skechers replied they do not respond to pending litigation.

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