Christian Louboutin Sas vs Ashish Bansal & Anr. on 31 July, 2018

2. The brief facts leading to the filing of this suit, as alleged, are:-
a) the plaintiff is a well-known French company famous for its
high end luxury products. The Plaintiff derives its name from
Mr.Christian Louboutin, the famous designer. The Plaintiff is well-
known for its women‟s shoes with its distinctive “Red soles”. The
Plaintiff has also branched out into handbags and men‟s‟ shoes.
The success, repute and well-known character of the Plaintiff‟s
products have been mentioned in paragraphs 2 to 16 and 28 of the
CS (COMM) No.503/2016 Page 1 of 10
b) the Plaintiff has a presence in over 60 countries including
India. The distribution of the Plaintiff‟s products is through a
limited authorized distribution network including department
stores (like SAKS, SELFRIDGES, HARRODS, etc.) and more
than 120 boutiques around the world. In India, the Plaintiff
presently has two stores, one in Delhi and one in Mumbai;

Source: Indian Kanoon

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