AG Szpunar’s position on Louboutin’s red sole mark: a shoo-in for a shape mark

By Rajanayagam L.

Abstract

Christian Louboutin, Christian Louboutin SAS v Van Haren Schoenen BV, C-163/16, EU:C:2017:495, Opinion of Advocate General Szpunar, 22 June 2017Advocate General (AG) Szpunar advised the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to rule that Louboutin’s red sole mark fits better as a shape mark than a colour mark. …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice