By  on May 10, 2019

Vans’ striped shoe looks are nothing so distinctive, Target and Farylrobin argued in court filings Thursday, responding to the sneaker brand’s claims that their Camella Lace-Up Sneaker and Carissa Sneaker rip off Vans’ Old Skool shoe and Sk8-Hi shoe.

Vans had leveled trademark infringement and unfair competition claims against the companies, claiming the two other brands’ shoes evoke its signature “side stripe,” a recurring motif in Vans shoes and apparel since the 1970s, according to its amended complaint filed Wednesday in federal court in California. Vans first filed the suit last  December.

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