These Shoes Are Made For Walking — Not Protecting

Law360, New York (September 16, 2011, 12:23 PM EDT) -- Recently, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York denied Christian Louboutin SA, et al’s request for a preliminary injunction against Yves Saint Laurent America Inc., et al (YSL). On Friday, August 12, 2011, Louboutin filed a notice of appeal asking that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturn the district court’s decision and grant the injunction.

Louboutin is a designer of high-end women’s shoes, all featuring a readily identifiable red sole. Based on the fact that Louboutin’s use...
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