Yves Saint Laurent has sold shoes with red soles in the past under names like Tribute, Palais and Woodstock at High-End Stores in Manhattan such as Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman who also carry Christian Louboutin shoes. The Telegraph writes, "Yves Saint Laurent's spring...

A YSL shoe. Yves Saint Laurent has made some red pumps with matching red soles. Christian Louboutin, in a fierce display of red-sole entitlement, is suing YSL for this. The Telegraph explains: Yves Saint Laurent's spring 2011 collection features a pair of red suede shoes with matching red...

asking them to stop selling the shoes they remain in stores. "Defendants use of red footwear outsoles that are virtually identical to plaintiff's Red Sole Mark is likely to cause and is causing confusion, mistake and deception among the relevant purchasing public as to the origin of the...

the door open for other brands to copy us while jeopardising the identity of the Louboutin red sole. No one before me has ever used a coloured sole to define a brand's identity. The red sole has become widely recognised as the distinct sign of my brand in the eyes of women all over the...

A few weeks ago we blogged about how the history of the red sole dates back to the 1600s – not to 1992 when Christian Louboutin supposedly created his signature red sole. And it seems that Yves Saint Laurent's lawyers are telling the courts the same thing in the Louboutin vs YSL law...

In case you've been living barefoot under a rock for the past few months, you've probably heard all about the stiletto drama between Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Louboutin. If you have been on a heel hiatus we'll give you a refresher: back in April, Christian Louboutin filed a $1 million...

>> After Christian Louboutinlost a bid to stop Yves Saint Laurent from selling red-soled shoes earlier this week, Louboutin's lawyer Harley Lewinhas saidhe's prepared to "fight like hell to the end." Lewin continued of the setback: "Deter me? Not at all. It's early on in the...

The fashion house Yves Saint Laurent has won the battle against shoe designer Christian Louboutin. Christina Louboutin sought an injunction against YSL preventing the French fashion house from using red soles in their 2011 collection. A Manhattan Federal judge made it clear that even though...

Yves Saint Laurent is firing back against allegations that it stole Christian Louboutin's trademark red soles this spring. The French fashion house, which was sued by Louboutin earlier this year for selling a pair of red-soled shoes, says Louboutin didn't invent red soles and therefore can't...

Legal teams for Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent have been battling it out in a New York courtroom ever since Louboutin announced that he was suing the famous French fashion house for ripping off his famous red-sole trademark. This week a judge denied Christian Louboutin's request...

 

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