A judge Wednesday granted sporting apparel giant Nike a temporary restraining order against Reebok that forces the latter to recall all new Tim Tebow jerseys it had sold to retailers.
The order also requires Reebok to stop producing and selling the jerseys, CNBC reported.
The move comes after Nike accused its top competitor of illegally marketing new Tebow jerseys despite Reebok’s contract with the players union having already expired.
Nike, who is set to take over the NFL apparel market from Reebok this season, filed the lawsuit Tuesday in the US District Court in New York, claiming its rival attempted to make a last ditch cash grab following Tebow’s trade from Denver to the New York Jets last week.
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