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Guna lawyer Nike Air Max Thea Femme Aresio Nike Air Max Tavas Mujer Valiente told AFP the indigenous people were not just seeking the product's withdrawal, but also damages as the shoe "is part of the spirituality of the Guna people.""So the company has to compensate us because it was an illegal copy of our designs," Valiente said, adding that they Adidas ZX Flux Dam had "already sent a note of protest" to Nike.Industry website Sneaker News reported that Nike said the design was a tribute to Puerto Rico and featured a graphic representing the native Coqui Nike Air Max 90 Mujer frog.However, Guna chief Belisario Lopez told a press conference in Panama City: "They must recognize that the mola that appears on the Nike shoes is from the Guna people."Panama City, May 21 (AFP) May 21, 2019
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Lawyers for the Guna said the special-edition Air Force 1 model shoe sports a traditional "mola" design without their permission, flouting their intellectual property rights.They had demanded the company pull out of a planned June 6 launch of the $100 shoe.After being Nike Air Max TN Mujer contacted by AFP, a Nike spokesperson said: "We apologize for the inaccurate representation of the design origin for the Nike Air Force 1 Nike Air Pegasus 83 Womens 'Puerto Rico' 2019. As a result, this product will no longer be available."Lopez said the Guna people's case against Nike was "not the only one in the world. Nike Air Max Thea Mujer Thousands of designs and the ancestral knowledge of indigenous people are being pirated by multinational companies."The Guna people live in Nike Air Max 90 Femme Noir communities in Panama and Colombia. Most Guna live in Kuna Yala, Nike Internationalist Mujer also known as the San Blas islands, off the Caribbean coast of Panama. Nike Air Max 97 Womens

Environmentalists say the low-lying islands are being threatened by rising seas due to global warming."The mola is like a flag for the Guna. There is really a cultural identity that is articulated around the mola. It is a very strong element of identity," said Nike Air Vapormax Mujer Monica Martinez, professor of social anthropology at Barcelona University who has been studying the Guna for nearly two decades.There are "more and more Adidas ZX 750 Mujer cases" worldwide in which indigenous people are reporting theft of their intellectual property by designers or large companies, Martinez said."The interesting thing here is that there are debates in the World Intellectual Property Nike Air Max Command Mujer Organization and there are demands from indigenous peoples that Nike Air Max 95 Mujer something has to be done. But nothing is being done."

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