Topic: fashion law

Innovative Design Protection Act Targets Fashion Knockoffs

Earlier this month, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Innovative Design Protection Act (IDPA), which would provide intellectual property rights to fashion designers for their work. From law firm Morgan Lewis: “IDPA would provide three years of protection for fashion designs that ‘(i) are the result of a designer’s own creative endeavor; and (ii) provide… Read more »

Louboutin Trademark Case: Yves Saint Laurent Gets a Leg Up in the Shoe Biz

Christian Louboutin’s trademark on red-soled shoes was kicked aside last month in US District Court, setting the stage for Yves Saint Laurent (and others) to sell their own shoes with red soles. For fashionistas around the world, an update on the ruling from lawyers and law firms on JD Supra:  Louboutin Gets the Boot: S.D.N.Y. Judge… Read more »