2 June 2021TrademarksMuireann Bolger

SCOTUS to weigh in on Unicolors dispute with H&M

The US Supreme Court has agreed to review a copyright dispute between fabric designer Unicolors and retailer H&M, during which it will assess a pressing question of whether inaccuracies can invalidate copyright registrations.

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