Many product developers point to a large gap in the US protection for newly created articles and devices. In particular, product designs receive little coverage from any of the major IP regimes of patent, copyright, & trademark. Today, the fashion industry is the squeaky wheel and may be the most likely to receive sui generis coverage from Congress. If the Senate Bill becomes law, we may finally have true fashion police.
- Counterfeit Chic
- NYTimes Article
- Congressional Action
- [Link to the Scarf photo]
- Design Registration League via Perry Saidman