Advocate general delivers opinion on Louboutin’s red sole trademark 31 Jul 17
On June 22 2017 Advocate General Maciej Szpunar of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered his opinion in the Christian Louboutin v Van Haren Schoenen BV case, stating that the prohibition contained in Article 3(1)(e)(iii) of Directive 2008/95 could potentially apply to Louboutin’s red sole trademark. The District Court of The Hague asked the ECJ if the notion of...
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