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The History and Doctrine of American Copyright Protection for Fashion Design: Managing Mazer

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Title: The History and Doctrine of American Copyright Protection for Fashion Design: Managing Mazer
Authors: Colman, Charles E.
Keywords: copyright
intellectual property
IP
fashion
industrial design
show 4 moreapplied art
originality
separability
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Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law
Citation: Colman, C. (2016).The History and Doctrine of American Copyright Protection for Fashion Design: Managing Mazer. 7 Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. 151 2016
Related To: https://works.bepress.com/charles-colman/7/
Abstract: In order to be copyright-eligible, a component of fashion design must be not only "fixed" and "original" (as discussed in the previous installment of this five-article series, On 'Originality'), but also constitute a work whose aesthetic characteristics are separable from the "utilitarian" material to which it is affixed.1 In this installment of The History and Principles of American Copyright Protection for Fashion Design, I trace the trajectory of the courts' rulings on the copyrightability of certain aspects of fashion design in the wake of the Supreme Court's pivotal 1954 decision in Mazer v. Stein.2
Pages/Duration: 57 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/46039
Appears in Collections:Colman, Charles E.



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