Black Sororities And Fraternities Settle Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Converse

February 2007
Jet;2/19/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p38
This article discusses a lawsuit between historically African-American fraternities and sororities and the Converse sports apparel company. Six African-American greek letter societies had sued Converse for using their colors and founding years on footwear without their permission. The two parties settled, resulting in a lump sum payment to the greek letter societies, as well as a three-year licensing deal that will allow Converse to sell the footwear. INSET: Terms Of Settlement Will Include.


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