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Schumer Introduces Legislation to Protect Fashion Design

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), which will offer intellectual property protection...

Copyright Protection for Fashion Design: A Narrowly Tailored Proposal

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 law in the United States. Fashion trends are...