The Supreme Court will soon decide a case on an important copyright issue that has divided lower courts for the last several years: when and how the aesthetic features of a useful article become eligible for copyright protection. In Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, the question is centered around designs that are part of uniforms for cheerleaders, but the potential impact of this case will certainly be felt far more widely, as the Court attempts to resolve a complicated doctrinal issue for the future. Please join us for an in-depth panel discussion of this important case led by some of the country’s leading copyright scholars.
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Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law, Columbia Law School
Koret Professor of Law, University of California at Berkeley School of Law
Of Counsel, Irell & Manella LLP; Professor from Practice, UCLA School of Law
Jeffrey Vagle (Moderator)
Lecturer in Law and Executive Director, CTIC, University of Pennsylvania Law School
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