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Brooklyn art collective MSCHF released its Satan Shoes featuring a Nike swoosh. Photo courtesy of the court papers. Brooklyn art collective MSCHF released its Satan Shoes featuring a Nike swoosh. Photo courtesy of the court papers.

While U.S. District Judge Eric Komitee of the Eastern District of New York on Thursday issued a temporary restraining order against the Brooklyn art collective MSCHF in connection with its line of customized Nike sneakers known as “Satan Shoes,” the TRO is unlikely to affect the actual distribution of the sneakers, legal experts said.

But the case may have a more profound impact on the fashion and art world as a test of free-speech and free-expression rights.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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