Louis Vuitton Wins Bid To End US Fight Over 'Pooey' Parody

By Mike LaSusa (May 14, 2019, 10:56 PM EDT) -- Louis Vuitton Malletier SA on Tuesday won a bid to keep its trademark battle against a poop-shaped toy purse called Pooey Puitton solely in France, after a U.S. judge shut down a parallel case filed in California federal court.

U.S. District Judge John F. Walter said toymaker MGA Entertainment Inc. had no basis to seek a declaratory judgment of noninfringement for its Pooey Puitton, a plastic purse filled with tubes of "unicorn poop" slime that was designed to look like a poop emoji crossed with a Louis Vuitton handbag.

The luxury giant sued MGA in French court in December, but that...

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