February 15, 2018 / 10:25 PM / in a year

Hanesbrands sues NY apparel maker over Champion knockoffs

There can be only one Champion, according to a new lawsuit by Hanesbrands Inc to stop a New York apparel maker from confusing consumers into thinking there might be more.

In a complaint filed on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court, Hanesbrands accused Maxima Apparel Corp of purposely taking a free ride on its reputation and goodwill by mimicking its trademarked “C” logo, which features a letter C partially filled in by two colored fields, on “expensive” knockoffs.

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