Steve Madden faces lawsuit over 'Zumba Bootie'
US footwear and accessories specialist Steve Madden has had a trademark lawsuit filed against it by Florida fitness company Zumba Fitness.
The complaint was filed in a federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and accuses the Steve Madden of infringing trademarks belonging to Zumba Fitness. It objects to a line of shoes Madden is selling named the 'Madden Girl Zumba Wedge Bootie'.
Zumba Fitness is seeking a court order barring further infringement and monetary damages, including costs. It has also asked for the "recall and destruction" of all such products and promotional materials.
The case is Zumba Fitness LLC v Steven Madden Ltd, 0:14- cv-62293, US District Court, Fort Lauderdale.
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