New Balance to Louis Vuitton - You Stole Our Shoe Design!
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New Balance claims its 574 sneaker, above, has been copied by Louis Vuitton’s Minstrel shoe. Photo: amazon.com (top) and louisvuitton.com (bottom)
New Balance is suing LVMH for trademark infringement, alleging that the luxury company copied one of its most popular shoe designs.
New Balance claims Louis Vuitton’s Minstrel sneaker is a copy of its men’s top-selling 574 retro-style running shoe, according to a story in The Boston Herald.
The 574, on store shelves since the mid-’90s, retails for around $75. Louis Vuitton’s Minstrel, which premiered last month, is $590.
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