2nd Circ. Won't Rehear Louis Vuitton Parody Handbag Suit

Law360, New York (February 14, 2017, 2:21 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit will not rehear Louis Vuitton's trademark infringement suit against a small company selling cheap totes that parodied the designer's pricey handbags, the appeals court said Monday.

In a one-page order, the court said it declined to give the suit a panel or en banc rehearing but did not give a reason, letting stand its December ruling that ended claims against California retailer My Other Bag.

The decision sidesteps Louis Vuitton Malletier SA's arguments that if the appeals court upheld the lower court's ruling,...
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