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Monday, 25 July 2011

On Bad Culture: What do fashion houses expect to get from fashion copyright?

(From me over on Bad Culture) : For 5 years many designers and at least one fashion trade association have beenlobbying congress for fashion design copyright laws in the US.

I have one simple question: what does anyone expect to gain from such a law?
The answer might sound obvious; fashion designers want to stop other designers stealing their designs, right?
But there’s two far more searching questions behind this one simple inquiry:
1. How do fashion houses and designers expect to gain, financially or otherwise, from such protection?
2. Will consumers gain, or lose out?

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