By Tiffany Hu (May 2, 2022, 7:01 p.m. EDT) — Vans Inc. persuaded a federal judge in New York to temporarily stop a Brooklyn art collective from selling rap artist Tyga’s “Wavy Baby” sneakers while that companies are fighting over whether the sneakers are a parody and are protected by free speech.
Vans showed it would likely prevail over its claims that consumers would be confused between Tyga-designed Wavy Baby sneakers and Vans’ Old Skool sneakers due to their “striking visual similarities” and packaging, the judge said of US District William F. Kuntz in an April. . 29 order which granted the sneaker company’s request for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction….
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