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Industry Associations Back Bill to Protect Fashion Design

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New York–Amended legislation that will provide three years of copyright protection to “unique and original” fashion designs has finally garnered the support of U.S. apparel, accessories and footwear manufacturers who had previously vowed to fight it. The “Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act” was introduced last week by U.S. …

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Gap and CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Introduce Limited-Edition Collection

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SAN FRANCISCO–Yesterday Gap debuted its limited-edition collection of designs created exclusively for Gap by this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund (CVFF) winners—emerging designers Monique Péan, Patrik Ervell and Sophie Théallet. Unlike the previous three years, where CVFF designers had a more restricted assignment (i.e. “create a classic white shirt” or “create …