Swiss Supreme Court: no trade mark protection for Christian Louboutin’s signature red-soled high heels

By Polydor S, Clark B.

Abstract

The Swiss Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the French fashion house Christian Louboutin against the Swiss Federal Administrative Court’s April 2016 decision to refuse registration of Louboutin’s signature red sole position trade mark for ‘high-heeled ladies shoes’ on the basis of non-distinctiveness, as the red sole would be …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice