Louboutin Wins Trade Mark Appeal Over Red Soles

IP & IT analysis: An appeal launched by fashion designer Christian Louboutin in the United States has overturned a previous ruling that a single colour could not warrant legal protection, thereby enforcing its trade mark for the colour red in the shape of a shoe sole. Anna Kurian Shaw, counsel, Lovells US LLP and Sahira Khwaja, partner, Hogan Lovells International LLP respectively outline both the US and UK implications of this decision.

Download PDF Share Back To Listing
Loading data