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High Court Says Cheerleader Uniform Copyrightable

Law360, New York (March 22, 2017, 10:33 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that decorative elements of a cheerleading uniform could be protected by copyright law, a ruling it said was aimed at resolving “widespread disagreement” on when such designs are eligible for protection.

The high court sided with the country's largest cheerleading supplier in a case that accused an upstart rival of illegally copying key elements of uniform designs. (AP) By a 6-2 vote, the high court sided with Varsity Brands Inc. — the country’s largest cheerleading supplier — in a case...
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