Judge Victor Marrero concluded that: "because in the fashion industry color serves ornamental and aesthetic functions vital to robust competition, the court finds that Louboutin is unlikely to be able to prove that its red outsole brand is entitled to trademark protection, even if it has...

Globe and Mail What's Next For Christian Louboutin's Trademark Lawsuit? Styleite Yesterday, our inimitable fashion law columnist Charles Colman gave us an in-depth explanation of the many intricacies of the Christian Louboutin trademark infringement case against Yves Saint Laurent. ......

Yesterday, our inimitable fashion law columnist Charles Colman gave us an in-depth explanation of the many intricacies of the Christian Louboutin trademark infringement case against Yves Saint Laurent. Louboutin may have lost ground when the judge presiding over the case denied its request for...

No other Australian shoe brand has seen such a speedy and successful entry into the local market in the last few decades (if ever), so they must be doing something right! In recent news, YSL have filed court documents claiming that Christian Louboutin did not invent the red sole idea but...

Christian Louboutin takes his legendary red soles very sincerely! He takes it so seriously that if anyone tries to steal the idea he will go to court. And that's exactly what he's doing to Yves Saint Laurent. Mr. Louboutin has filed a $1 million claim against Yves Saint Laurent for...

• Christian Louboutin lost his case against YSL for their Resort 2011 red-soled velvet peep toe pumps. Now how will we know what people are talking about when they go into a store and ask for "them red bottoms?" I'm already confused. (The Cut) •Condé Nast is all up in arms, trying to...

Christian Louboutin recently filed suit against Yves Saint Laurentover their use of red soled heels. Apparently YSL has lacquered a few of their Spring 2011 designs with 'red bottoms,' a look that is universally known as Louboutin's signature. A pair of YSL shoes from their Spring 2011...

Despite an initial verdictbeing reached that stated that a colour couldn't possibly be trademarked in the world of fashion, the Christian Louboutin v Yves Saint Laurent court case is still far from over, as Louboutin is appealing the judge's decision. Tiffany & Co – famous for its instantly...

After a long battle with the courts – and initially losing – it appears that Christian Louboutin has finally won his court case which enables him to stop YSL and any other brand from using his signature red soles in its shoes. See kids, perseverance really does pay off! "We are extremely...

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...

 

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