Whether color can serve as a trademark has been a long-debated question and the answer or answers to the question have not always been consistent. Much of the confusion stems from concerns about removing the entire portion of the color palette from the public. The issue of color as a trademark was recently the subject of a high-profile litigation in the fashion industry. In that case, fashion industry powerhouses Christian Louboutin, Christian Louboutin S.A. and Christian Louboutin LLC (“Louboutin”) and Yves Saint Laurent America Holding Inc., Yves Saint Laurent S.A.S. and Yves Saint Laurent America Inc. (“YSL”) battled over the color of soles on high fashion shoes.
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