April 11, 2013 -- Professor Kal Raustiala commented on patents for fashion designs in an article in Forbes.
“The standards for a design patent are hard to meet,” said Kal Raustiala, a UCLA law professor and author of The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation. “You have to prove originality. With virtually everything we wear, it’s difficult to claim it’s original.”
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