Intellectual Property Newsletter
Summer 2012

On the cover, you will find an article by Emily Bayton and Nate Edwards on the continuing battle between Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent - two fashion powerhouses - over the red soles of their shoes.

Inside, Stephanie Buntin has contributed an article on a recent decision by the U.S. Trademark and Appeal Board refusing registration of applications for CRACKBERRY based on a likelihood of confusion with RIM's BLACKBERRY trademark.

Anne Aikman-Scalese has also provided us with an update regarding the recent ICANN meeting and the introduction of new generic top-level domain names ("gTLDs").

And, finally, you will find an entertaining One-on-One Q & A with Michael McCue, the head of our practice group.