Arc’teryx Looks to Block Registration of adidas’ TERREX Trademark

September 5, 2023

A Canadian trademark scuffle that pits two big names in the apparel/accessories space against one another seems to be making its way into the United States. On the heels of Arc’teryx-owner Amer Sports Canada Inc. filing a trademark lawsuit against adidas’ Canadian subsidiary early this year over the German sportswear giant’s “Terrex”-branded retail stores, Amer Sports Canada Inc. (“Arc’teryx”) is looking to block the application for registration that adidas lodged in the U.S. for the TERREX word mark for use in connection with “retail store services featuring clothing, footwear,” etc. (Class 35), arguing that consumers are likely to be confused by the mark and thus, it will be damaged if it is registered. TFL