A recent court decision by a judge in the influential Southern District of New York called into question the ability of fashion designers to use trademarks to protect distinctive colors in their trade dress. The case in question, the judge's opinion in which is reviewed in this article, involved Yves Saint Laurent's use of Chinese Red (a shade of red) on the soles of its shoes. This article also points out the pros and cons of possible courses of action fashion designers can take in light of this recent development.
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