shoes-redsoles.jpgIPNews® – Yves Saint Laurent SAS said Tuesday it wants to drop its counterclaims against Christian Louboutin in Louboutin’s trademark infringement lawsuit over his iconic red-soled shoes, now that the Second Circuit has ruled that YSL’s monochromatic red shoes do not infringe.

The appeals court let YSL off the hook for the infringement claim in September, though it also affirmed the validity of the trademark for Louboutin’s red soles. YSL said it wants to “refocus its energies on its business and creative designs.” To continue reading, click: YSL Seeks To Shut Door On Louboutin Red Shoe Trademark Dispute