The premise for the case according to CL is that the YSL sales of the lookalike shoes is - ‘likely to cause and is causing confusion, mistake and deception among the relevant purchasing public.'
Top luxury company YSL later counter sued Louboutin claiming-
stating that the Christian Louboutin, which claims to have been awarded an official trademark for the red sole in 2008, had no right to monopolise a colour.
YSL's legal team said: 'Louboutin’s trademark should have never been granted.
'We just don’t think that any fashion designer should be able to monopolise any colour. It has become the battle of the titans, and we are all waiting to see and hear about the final outcome.