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If It’s Not Ripped, Why Sew It? An Analysis of Why Enhanced Intellectual Property Protection for Fashion Design is in Poor Taste

By   /  June 1, 2012  /  Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, Trademark Law 

Fashion Design

This Comment focuses solely on “knock-offs,” which are low-cost imitations of original designs. Knock-offs do not violate any law currently in place in the United States. In fact, some stores make their living by providing inspired or low-cost imitations of an original design to the masses who wish to fit in and be “in style,” but who cannot afford the original creation.

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