Initial Determination of the U.S. International Trade Commission Validates Converse's Intellectual Property Rights in the Chuck Taylor

Nov 17, 2015, 20:43 ET from Converse Inc.

BOSTON, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Chief Judge of the International Trade Commission (ITC) validated Converse's intellectual property rights in the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star and supported our right to enforcement. The original Chuck Taylor All Star and its unmistakable look have been a hallmark of the Converse brand for decades.

About Converse
Converse Inc., based in Boston, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as "America's Original Sports Company"™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including lifestyle men's, women's and children's footwear, apparel and accessories and is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries. For more information, visit and follow @converse.

Terri Hines


SOURCE Converse Inc.