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Matthew Graff and Ellen Kiernan's Article Published in the WTR Daily

February 3, 2023

Matthew Graff and Ellen Kiernan's article Crocs’ Design Takes a Bite Out of the Competition was published in the WTR Daily.

"The dispute centred around similar clog-style, fleece-lined shoes sold by Crocs and its competitor, Double Diamond Distribution Ltd. In 2008 Crocs obtained Canadian industrial design registration No 120,939 (the ‘939 design) for a variation of its classic clog shoe with a fleece lining and collar. Double Diamond’s ‘Fleece Dawgs’ shoes have been available for sale in Canada since 2008."

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Ellen Kiernan Ellen Kiernan
J.D., B.A.Sc. (Mech. Eng.)
Articling Student
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Matthew Graff Matthew Graff
B.A.Sc. (Matl. Eng.), LL.B.
905.817.6107  email Matthew Graff