September 14, 2006
Links du Jour 09-14-06
Counterfeit Chic hits the massive time - Can fashion be copyrighted? Because if it cannot, then every fashion brand name could be in trouble from copycats. Counterfeit Chic falls on the side of allowing fashion designs to be copyrighted and a Wall Street Journal article, Can Fashion Be Copyrighted?, presents opposing viewpoints.
Trademark Application Blows LonelyGirl15's Cover - Lonelygirl15, one of the most popular names on the Internet recently, was not just some lonely girl. The Trademark blog found the tell-all trademark application that proves she was a pilot for a movie or TV show. The New York Times reports further on the creation of the Lonelygirl15 brand.
Starbucks brings back boobies - Starbucks is celebrating its 35th anniversary by briefly reintroducing it’s old logo, which shows the bare breasts on a mermaid, and this, in turn has enraged at least one school principal. Millions of kids drink Starbucks and millions of adults are going to listen to endless boob jokes for awhile.
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