Warren Lotas can’t seem to catch a break with his Dunk inspired sneakers as Nike has filed a continuation in its lawsuit against the designer. Last week Lotas offered to give consumers replacements due to a document submitted on November 2nd stating Nike’s displeasure with his “Reaper” silhouette. Now, Nike is continuing to put pressure on Lotas’ sneakers with the focus being the revamped “Reaper” in which the Swoosh brand sees more issues.
Nike’s current accusation shows that there is a striking similarity between the Lotas’ Reaper soles compared to the Nike Dunk’s soles. Seems as though Lotas changed up a few aspects of his silhouette but couldn’t get away from the soles of the sneaker which is basically identical to Nike’s model.
Other similarities include the heel branding, toe box area, tongue and lacing. In changing of certain aspects of his shoe, Lotas switched the Jason mask Swoosh for a more prominent Reaper logo as well as altering the heel.
November 9th is the deadline for Warren Lotas to formally respond to the latest claim from Nike.