Shein repeatedly violates fashion design using AI software

Shein repeatedly violates fashion design using AI software

Shein, the popular fast fashion resale site, faces another accusation of copying an artist’s artwork without permission, reproducing it on its products without acknowledging due royalties to the author.   This time it was artist Alan Giana who brought Shein to...
Early design disclosure costs Puma a model registration

Early design disclosure costs Puma a model registration

An Instagram post by Rihanna cost Puma the registration of a shoe model. The affair originated in 2014, when Rihanna was appointed as creative director of Puma and, to celebrate this success, the singer posted three photos on her Instagram profile showing herself...
The USPTO establishes a Design Patent Bar

The USPTO establishes a Design Patent Bar

In the landscape of intellectual property practice in the United States, a significant transformation was introduced on January 2nd, 2024 with the introduction by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of a bar dedicated to design patents. The origins...