Fashion Designers have long been at odds with U.S. Lawmakers in regards to the protections given to their designs. This tension is rising to a head now that a writ for certiorari has been granted in part in the matter of Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc., whose Sixth Circuit decision seemingly opposes past decisions related to United States Copyright Law.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on October 11, 2016. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Sohn, Kurt, "The Design Debate: Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc." (2016). AELJ Blog. 124.