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Who are you wearing?
Shannon Nestor of Covington & Burling LLP argues that a comprehensive copyright amendment would head off inconclusive litigation in the fashion industry
Heard on every red carpet, reporters asked attendees this question countless times at the recent Oscar Awards on 8 March:
‘Who are you wearing?’
1 While fashion critics pored over pictures of all the dresses worn by celebrities that night, some clothing manufacturers
were frantically analysing the photographs of the big dresses of the night – and copying them for mass production. And, in
the United States, all of that copying is legal.