The French fashion house, Balenciaga Corp. has sued New York shoe company, Steve Madden Ltd. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York claiming infringment of its trade dress and copyrights for manufacturing and selling knockoffs of its “Lego” shoe. Interestingly, “LEGO” is a registered trademark of Lego Juris A/S/ Corp.

Balenciaga’s “Lego” shoe was famously worn by Beyonce Knowles at the 2007 American Music Awards.

To view the Complaint, click here