On December 1, 2010, the Senate Judiciary
Committee agreed to send the bill titled the Innovative Design Protection and
Piracy Prevention Act ( S. 3728 ) (the "IDPPPA") to the full Senate for a vote.
The bill was originally introduced by...
By Nicole Rizzo Smith , a member of Sunstein's Litigation Practice Group
C oco Chanel once said, "Fashion is made to
become unfashionable." Perhaps due to this truism, fashion design is
largely unprotected by intellectual property...
111th CONGRESS 2d Session
S.3728 To amend title 17, United States Code, to extend protection to fashion design, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES August 5, 2010 Mr.
SCHUMER (for himself, Mr. HATCH, Mr. GRAHAM, Mr. WHITEHOUSE...
Press Release from the American Apparel & Footwear Association and the Council of Fashion Designers of America :
Washington, DC - Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act (S. 3728)...
By Anthony V. Lupo , Sarah L. Bruno and Amy E. Salomon
On August 5,
2010, US Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, introduced S. 3728 , the Innovative Design Protection
and Piracy Prevention Act. If passed, the Act would extend copyright protection