Conor McGregor threatened to €250,000 fine following trademark Battle for signature clothing

  • Conor McGregor threatened to €250,000 fine following trademark Battle for signature clothing
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    Conor McGregor is already forbidden to sell some of its sporty signature in Europe, which was found to violate the rules of the trademark of the EU.
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Conor McGregor is already forbidden to sell some of its sporty signature in Europe, which was found to violate the rules of the trademark of the EU.

Best hoodies McGregor, shorts and sweaters bearing his signature McGregor in big letters should be removed from points of sale within seven days.

Otherwise hefty fines that can reach up to 250 000 EUR will be charged, the court in the Netherlands ruled.

The district court in the Hague ordered the sports giant Adidas and its subsidiary Reebok, which sell exclusive sports line Conor clothing to recall some of their favorite pieces of clothing are sold throughout Europe.

Following a high-profile case with a fighting championship (UFC), has launched Reebok Conor McGregor popular brand hoodies, sports t-shirts and shorts with his name emblazoned on them.

Other McGregor, Netherlands Label McGregor fashion, synonymous with high class of ‘sociable’ design in the Netherlands and neighbouring countries for many years sought a court injunction against Reebok and parent company Adidas in order to force them to drop the offending garment.

McGregor fashion label, the lawyers said that the public may be confused into believing that some clothing from Adidas on Irish mixed martial arts Fighter and boxer were part of their own Label McGregor.

The gloves came off first months ago, when in Ireland, McGregor sports entertainment applied to the European trademarks on the trademark register at McGregor sportswear. Dutch McGregor objected, and the series ended in the district court in the Hague two weeks ago.

The new owners of the long established Dutch McGregor Men’s fashion label – who is going to launch a new collection and at the time 150 stores in the Netherlands – objected to a multi-millionaire and the name is used in large letters on clothes for your growing Empire of products from Reebok.

Attorney McGregor remko van Leeuwen: “the public will be misled into believing that the clothes from Adidas on Irish mixed martial arts Fighter and a boxer comes out of the house McGregor fashion.

“We asked Reebok to stop selling clothing that would have confused the public, but they refused”.

Judges heard that the clothes sold by Reebok “was bound to be confusing to the public because it was McGregor in huge letters and ‘Conor’ is so tiny, you can hardly see.”

Photography portfolio of well-known apparel collection Reebok was shown to the judges.

Lawyers for the parents Reebok and Adidas described the treatment of a fan of McGregor in such sporting icons like Roger Federer and Ronaldo. They claimed that the clothes for the fans who expect and want his name prominent on the goods they purchase.

In a written decision today, the court ruled in favor of the Dutch McGregor, ruling that the name signed in big letters Irish MMA sensation on the hoodie, shorts and Jersey were violated rules of the trademark..

He ordered Adidas to stop using the signature of McGregor on sweatshirt champion shorts and a t-shirt because of its similarity with the Dutch trade mark McGregor.

If they refused to do so within seven days the defendants will have to pay McGregor PK of the Netherlands compensation in the amount of 1,000 euros per day, up to a maximum of €250,000.

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