Christian Louboutin

  • Red sole diaries

    Recently, Louboutin accused a Dutch retail store, Van Dalen Footwear, of infringing on its registered trademark of the red-soles shoes. But Van Dalen filed a counterclaim and Louboutin lost its trademark in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

  • IP: Recent developments in color trademark registration

    A color can do quite a bit when it comes to embodying an organization’s good will, as evidenced by the color employed for nearly a century by UPS’s ubiquitous delivery trucks.

  • YSL seeks to dismiss counterclaims against Louboutin

    French luxury fashion house Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) wants to end its dispute with Paris-based shoe designer Christian Louboutin and his company, Louboutin SA, once and for all.

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  • Louboutin partially wins case against YSL

    Designers, models, celebrities and media representatives across the globe have flocked to the Big Apple for New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, which kicks off today. And though fashionistas will be focusing mainly on the latest spring ensembles, they also might be gossiping about the recent outcome of a fierce legal...

  • Louboutin tries to bring YSL to heel over red-soled shoes

    Somewhere Joan Rivers and the rest of the fashion police are aghast. Louboutin SA has turned to the 2nd Circuit to stop Yves Saint Laurent America from selling red-soled shoes, which the designer claims violates its trademark.

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