Legal Matters. Agassi Sues Target for Trademark Infringement. Second City Style Fashion Blog

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September 19, 2007 • Fashion

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According to WWD, A trademark lawsuit by tennis player Andre Agassi alleges that Target Corp. sold a sandal using his name without his permission. Andre Agassi’s firm, Agassi Enterprises Inc., has
filed a lawsuit against Target Corp. in U.S. District Court in Las
Vegas.

Agassi
Enterprises claims the retailer, without authorization, used marks
on their sandals that contained the "name, image, likeness and other
attributes" associated with its namesake. Agassi Enterprises, which has
the right to use and sublicense the Agassi marks, is seeking
preliminary and permanent injunctions, an accounting of profits and
unspecified damages. "Target has made every effort to rebrand the
merchandise in our stores and on Target.com.,” a spokeswoman said. "We
will continue to work…to rectify the situation.”

Source: WWD

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