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5 Keys To High Court's Cheerleader Uniform Ruling

Law360, New York (March 22, 2017, 10:23 PM EDT) -- To get you up to speed on the U.S. Supreme Court's complex decision on copyright law and cheerleading uniforms, here are the key things experts say you need to know, including what the ruling says, what it doesn't and what comes next.

By a 6-2 vote, the justices ruled that decorative elements on cheerleader uniforms were "separable" from the underlying garment, meaning they could theoretically be protected by copyright law. (AP) By a 6-2 vote, the high court ruled that decorative elements on cheerleader uniforms sold by Varsity Brands Inc. were "separable" from the underlying garment, meaning they could theoretically be...

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