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Joy for cheerleaders as US court says uniforms are copyrightable

21-08-2015

Joy for cheerleaders as US court says uniforms are copyrightable

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A US appeals court has ruled that the designs of cheerleader uniforms are eligible for copyright protection, but a dissenting opinion said more clarity is needed from higher bodies to sort out the “mess” of copyright law with respect to designs on garments.


copyright; US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; fabric designs; cheerleading uniforms; Varsity Brands; Star Athletica

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