Christian Louboutin is a French fashion designer whose footwear has
incorporated shiny, red-lacquered soles that .... The red sole is protected as a
trademark in several countries, and litigation ha...
May 12, 2015 ... The designer – who battled Yves Saint Laurent in court in New York over ...
should create a shoe of a contrasting colour with a red sole as that ...
Sep 5, 2012 ... The brand known for its classic red soles is now able to trademark the iconic
footwear design that makes many Manhattan women swoon.
May 11, 2015 ... Louboutin is Facing Yet Another Battle Over its Red Sole Trademark ... designer (
Louboutin, that is) and thus, Van Haren's red soled shoes ...
So why can the red bottom of a shoe qualify for trademark, but a floral design for
... designers have shown us, color alone can be subject to trademark protection, ...
Dec 4, 2014 ... The iconic shoe designer gives a tour of his studio, where ... painted the sole and
it becomes this red sole, which became my trademark years ...
May 12, 2015 ... Storied footwear designer Christian Louboutin is protecting his red sole
trademark in court for the second time in three years.
Aug 10, 2011 ... YSL Successfully Challenges Louboutin's Trademarked Red Soles ... the
designer shoe market a monopoloy on the color red,” the court found, ...
Apr 19, 2011 ... It's been a little more than a week since Christian Louboutin, the French shoe
designer who was at the forefront of the movement to bring back ...
Sep 6, 2012 ... The French luxury shoe designer and YSL are both happy with the U.S. ... his
trademark on his distinctive and iconic red-soled women's shoes.