Yves Saint Laurent SAS, following an appeals court ruling in September that it has the legal right to sell monochromatic women’s shoes with red soles, asked a federal judge to dismiss counterclaims it filed against Christian Louboutin Sarl.
Apple Inc. should be allowed to intervene in a patent-infringement lawsuit against developers of iPhone applications, according to a court filing by Electronic Arts Inc. and ‘Angry Birds’ maker Rovio Entertainment Oy.
Anastasia Karagaitanaki, 57, is a former model and cafe owner in Thessaloniki, Greece. After losing her business to the financial crisis, she now sleeps on a daybed next to the refrigerator in her mother’s kitchen and depends on charity for food and insulin for her diabetes.
PPR SA , the French owner of Gucci and online retailer Redcats, said Chief Executive Officer Francois-Henri Pinault will take control of its luxury division after the unit helped 2010 profit beat analysts’ estimates.