While songwriters and filmmakers can protect their intellectual property through copyrights, many fashion designers can’t do the same when it comes to their creations. The video below shows why legislators consider clothing to be different from other forms of art and how that affects designers, especially those at the high-end of the market.
- Why have legislators been reluctant to grant clothing designs the same protection as movies or songs?
- Do you think fashion designers should be able to copyright a piece of clothing like a musician would with a song? Why or why not?