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Copyright Law Litigation

NY Court Gives Louboutin Suit Over its Red Soles the Boot!

In a battle between two of the most recognized names in women’s fashion Louboutin and Yves St. Laurent, the first round goes to YSL as Judge Victor Marrero of NY’s Southern District refused to grant an injunction against YSL’s release of a red-soled shoe line. The case highlights the difficulty in obtaining protection over fashion […]

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Copyright Law Litigation

Prom Dress Case Shows Difficulty in Protecting Dress Designs

Yesterday the NY Law Journal reported that Southern District of NY Judge John Koeltl dismissed a case brought by prom dress designer/manufacturer Jovani Fashion against 11 other dress designers and retailers for alleged copyright infringement. Jovani had registered several of its dress designs with the US Copyright Office in 2010. It then filed this lawsuit […]