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“A lawsuit over $98 yoga pants feels sort of ridiculous its face. But the case is actually a big deal.”

Lululemon Athletica Inc. has filed a complaint against Calvin Klein for infringing on three design patents… for a pair of yoga pants. Planet Money’s Jacob Goldstein says the case could challenge the fashion industry’s historically “loose” approach to IP protection.
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— rachel

More interested in this story than I should be.

npr:

“A lawsuit over $98 yoga pants feels sort of ridiculous its face. But the case is actually a big deal.”

Lululemon Athletica Inc. has filed a complaint against Calvin Klein for infringing on three design patents… for a pair of yoga pants. Planet Money’s Jacob Goldstein says the case could challenge the fashion industry’s historically “loose” approach to IP protection.

Read the story here.

— rachel

More interested in this story than I should be.

09/13/12 at 12:55am
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    Heard a great TED Talk about this subject, and lookie here…
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    Whaaattt??
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  10. chriszee reblogged this from npr and added:
    reblogged so i can pretend to know things about IP law (“pillow talk”).
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  12. shine2u said: This should be VERY interesting
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  14. soylatte reblogged this from npr and added:
    This is so ridiculous. I have strong feelings about the outdated logic behind the current regime of intellectual...
  15. laurrarrae reblogged this from npr and added:
    More interested in this story than I should be.
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    This is some serious business…
  20. fallenwithstyle reblogged this from luckyfilbert and added:
    So—please correct me if I’m wrong, followers who are more involved in the world of fashion, but I think that normally a...
  21. luckyfilbert reblogged this from npr and added:
    For you, Ellen!
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    Eh, both are too expensive anyways… Am I right?
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    This is why I love npr
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