London (ANI): A shoe company has sued socialite Paris Hilton for copying their design for her own line of footwear. According to documents filed last week, New York-based firm Gwyneth Shoes are suing Hilton for trademark and patent infringement.
Hilton is accused of stealing the idea to include a heart-shaped pad on her heels' insoles, a design the brand's bosses claim they filed to patent in 2007.Attorneys for Gwyneth Shoes are demanding Hilton to hand over every pair of shoes that feature the pink heart, reports the Daily Express.
Meanwhile, Hilton has no plans to return to Sydney for seeing in the New Year. The hotel heiress had spent last New Year"s in Australia. And sources have said that the reason behind Hilton not opting for Sydney this year is her waning celebrity status.