What Do Chevrons, Stripes & Romance Have in Common? A US Supreme Court Decision!

What Do Chevrons, Stripes & Romance Have in Common? A US Supreme Court Decision! | Iva Rukeli

If you thought that US Supreme Court justices lacked romantic proclivities, you're wrong! Some months ago, in a conversation between the justices about a very important copyright issue involving fashion, Justice Stephen Breyer stated, "The clothes on the hanger do nothing. The clothes on the woman do everything." Justice Elena Kagan immediately interjected with, "That's so romantic!" Romantic or not, the justices were determining whether or not a feature of a useful article is protectable under Section 101 of the Copyright Act.

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