Nike-owned Converse, the company responsible for the Chuck Taylor All Star shoe, is suing to stop other shoemakers from copying what it says are distinctive elements of its design. Grant Halverson/AP hide caption

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Bucking The Fashion Trend, Converse Kicks Up A Fuss About Knockoffs

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Lance Armstrong in 2009, wearing some of Nike's Livestrong apparel. Nike will stop manufacturing that line after the 2013 holiday season. And it is ending its support of the Livestrong charity. Nicolas Bouvy /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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