From high heels to tennis rackets we go, and all in the
name of color. As the red mark war wages on between Christian Louboutin and Yves
Saint Laurent, a recent decision from the Northern District of Georgia
addressed the validity and infringement of a light blue trademark for grip
UPDATE : On Tuesday, January 10 th ,
Christian Louboutin filed its reply brief, arguing that:
district court erred in:
the red outsole mark, ignoring the statutory presumption of validity, and
ignoring the burden of proof; and
the tests for functionality...
Red M&Ms, red Crayolas red Porsches - let's hope they
never end. But what about the famous red shoe battle between designers Christian
Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent? You thought there was an end to that red
You might be wrong.
As reported by Law360 , the USPTO recently...
Okay, so Christmas' red-green motif isn't actually in
jeopardy, but the use of colors (in particular, red and green) as trademarks is becoming a reoccurring legal theme.
First, it was red.
In the case of Christian
Louboutin v. Yves Saint Laurent , the Second Circuit rejected , as inconsistent...