The fashion industry has fought long and hard against counterfeiters who copy coveted designs and sell them for a small fraction of the price, but intellectual property laws have not really provided the industry with the correct ammo. Copyrights protect β€œart” but not β€œuseful articles,” and fashion falls under the latter. Trademarks and trade dress protect brands/logos and look/feel respectively but only in the context of consumer confusion, and in most fashion counterfeit.. Read More