2nd Circ. Judge Ready To Laugh Louis Vuitton Out Of Court

Law360, New York (December 7, 2016, 2:23 PM EST) -- Second Circuit Judge Gerard E. Lynch laughed at counsel for Louis Vuitton Malletier SA on Wednesday as the litigious luxury bagmaker asked for the revival of its failed trademark dilution and copyright infringement suit targeting the maker of a canvas tote that reads “My Other Bag ...” and sports cartoons of high-priced brands.

Lynch, part of a three-judge panel presiding over arguments that had been set to last 20 minutes but stretched over an hour and took a deep dive into the meaning of the word “parody,” was not buying Louis Vuitton’s argument that it is entitled to a trial....

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