2nd Circ. Should Remand Louboutin Red Sole IP Suit: INTA

Law360, New York (November 15, 2011, 5:40 PM EST) -- The International Trademark Association weighed in Monday on Christian Louboutin SA's trademark and unfair competition suit against Yves Saint Laurent America Inc. over red-soled shoes, urging the Second Circuit to force the trial court to reconsider its view of Louboutin's red mark.

In an amicus brief, the association argued that the lower court had incorrectly considered Louboutin's trademark on red soles as a broad claim to the color red, rather than the narrower claim Louboutin made in its trademark registration of "a lacquered red sole on...
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