For more than a century, courts have grappled with whether to extend the protections of trademark laws to colors. In 1995, however, the Supreme Court recognized that both the “language . . . and the basic underlying...more
The red hot dispute continues between Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent (“YSL”) over Louboutin’s red sole shoe trademark. On January 16, 2013, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected Louboutin’s request to...more
While watching Lena Dunham stumble in her 6-inch Louboutin red-soled heels during the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast, our comments revolved around the fact that her dress was so long, she should have worn slippers...more
This year has been marked by significant judicial and legislative developments relating to the fashion industry in the United States....more
Both Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent have claimed victory in the Second Circuit's much anticipated decision in Christian Louboutin SA v. Yves Saint Laurent America Holding Inc., decided on September 5, 2012. And in...more
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