Nike Says They’re Suing Warren Lotas Over SB Dunk Low Rip-Offs

Starting off earlier this year when he seen the success of a flip referencing an unreleased “Jason Voorhees” Nike SB design from 2007, Designer Warren Lotas didn’t stop their, he then designed more flips on previous Nike SB’s such as the “Heineken” then Stüssy “Cherry” and finally a collaboration with streetwear legend Jeff Staple for a play on the iconic “Pigeon” Dunk Low.

According to reports, in a filing to the Los Angeles District Court Nike is alleging that Warren Lotas’ releases are “confusingly similar” to its signature Dunk footwear line and that Lotas is “promoting and selling fakes of coveted Nike Dunks and intentionally creating the confusion in an attempt to capitalize on it, by, among other things, using Nike’s registered Dunk word mark, using Nike’s registered Dunk trade dress, and using a mark that is confusingly similar to Nike’s famous Swoosh design to promote and sell his fakes.” Nike is seeking three times the damages incurred, profits from Lotas’ sales, and reimbursement of lawsuit and attorney fees.

Stay tuned for more information soon.

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