By: Catalina Campos
In an evening celebrating creativity and an ever-lasting spirit of youth, CONVERSE launched the new “Made by you” campaign honoring the iconic brand’s fans. 216 more words
Whew, finally I don’t feel like I’m going crazy. When I was growing up all rubber soled athletic footwear were described as tennis shoes. 809 more words
In October, Nike, owner of Converse, filed lawsuits against 31 companies for trademark infringement of its iconic Chuck Taylors. Now New Balance, who owns PF Flyers, that look similar to the Chucks, which is not apart of the 31 companies, has filed a declaratory judgment in the U.S. 615 more words
You’ve seen them on hipsters, your mom, that girl who lived down the hall from you freshman year, maybe you wear them — the point is, Converse’s Chuck Taylor All-Stars, or Chucks, as they’re known by fans, are worn by a whole lot of different kinds of people. 216 more words
Converse says it is fed up with rival shoe companies selling what the Nike-owned company calls clear copycats of its iconic Chuck Taylor sneakers.
The shoe company said Tuesday that it has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against 31 different rival shoemakers that Converse says “are mass-producing, distributing or selling sneakers that knock off the look of Converse’s iconic Chuck Taylor.” The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in New York, names Skechers USA , Wal-Mart , FILA, Ed Hardy, K-Mart and Ralph Lauren as defendants, among others. 318 more words
I got my first pair of “chucks” when I was 18. Didn’t know squat about basketball, didn’t know Chuck Taylor, but I liked the shoes. There’s just something “Americana” about the Chuck Taylor All-Stars, not to mention classic, that keeps people coming back for more. 76 more words