In Converse Fight, IP's Limits For Fashion Are On Display

By Bill Donahue (October 16, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT) -- The flood of lawsuits Converse filed this week over sneakers that look like its classic Chuck Taylor are more than just a new court fight — they're a case study on how brands are stretching existing U.S. intellectual property law to fill what some experts say are big gaps in protection for the fashion industry....

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