After launching a camouflage-print bikini line on Thursday, Kylie Jenner was swiftly accused of copying the designs of the indie brand Plugged NYC.
As part of an appeal for the never-ending “Blurred Lines” lawsuit, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’s lawyers are arguing that a “groove” or “feeling” of a song is free from copyright.
TLC’s 1999 hit “No Scrubs” gave us a brilliant, succinct way to describe loser “buster” men. Ed Sheeran’s 2017 single “Shape of You,” which at least one Jezebel staffer enjoys, simply gave us earaches. (Relax, it’s a joke!) Anyway, as so many astute music fans have observed, “Shape of You”—No. 1 in the country for the…
A fashion designer based in Dakar, Senegal thinks YSL may have copied her bag design for its Fall/Winter 2017 collection, which debuted on Tuesday at Paris Fashion Week.
Following Tuesday Bassen’s public announcement that Zara has been unapologetically stealing her trademarked designs, fellow artist Adam J. Kurtz, also a victim of Zara’s theft, has begun cataloguing the large number of illustrators and designers who are currently being knocked off by the Spanish fashion chain.
Apparently, you can copyright even very bland nightmare mansions, and at least one Long Island couple is pretty pissed that their copyright is getting ripped off.
Moschino designer Jeremy Scott has again filed a motion to dismiss a copyright lawsuit from Brooklyn graffiti artist Rime, who claims that Scott copied elements from one of his murals for a fall 2015 piece that was later worn by Katy Perry; this time, Scott’s legal team’s absurd response compared Rime to “the Black…
Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott was profiled in this week’s issue of the New Yorker. Incredibly, the profile makes no mention of the multiple allegations of copyright infringement against Scott, including an ongoing lawsuit filed by graffiti artist Rime.
A woman in Florida who designs jewelry is accusing Reese Witherspoon of stealing her precious Magnolia logo for the actress’ fashion line.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that any selfie-taking monkey must demand the copyright for her photographs. Or at least that seems to be what PETA is arguing. In September they filed a copyright lawsuit on the behalf of Naruto, the cheery macaque pictured above. The case was initially dismissed, but now Naruto…
Adele, being neither American nor a lunatic, is reportedly not interested in contributing to the presidential campaigns of howling invertebrates Donald Trump and/or Mike Huckabee.
It would seem counterintuitive for a book entitled The Diary of Anne Frank to have another author besides, well, Anne Frank. But strange things happen in the Year of Our Lord 2015 – and by “strange things,” I mean copyright gymnastics propelled by a yen for profit. In naming Anne’s father, Otto Frank, co-author of the …
On Thursday, a court ruled that the sequence of 26 poses and breathing exercises that makes up Bikram Yoga is ineligible for copyright for the same reason a life-saving surgery is: it’s designed to make people healthier, and only a monster would want a monopoly on saving lives.
Moschino designer Jeremy Scott was minding his own freaking business at the premiere for “The People’s Designer,” a documentary about his amazing journey to the upper echelons of the fashion world and his friendship with Rita Ora, when some total nobody served him with legal papers! HIDEOUS! APPALLING! LITERALLY…
The Beastie Boys are threatening to sue GoldieBlox because the toy company used a parody of the Beastie Boys' song Girls in their awesome video showing little girls using an enormous Rube Goldberg contraption to turn off a shitty princess TV ad. Along with Universal Music, the Beastie Boys sent a letter to GoldieBlox…
The PAC of Sarah Palin, bless her wolf-blastin’, helicopter-swervin’, cable news-declaimin’ heart, has run afoul of a New Jersey-based newspaper for appropriating some patriotic, September 11 imagery.
After Alice Taylor's cell-phone photographs of the highly anatomically incorrect mannequins at a London Gap store went viral — we covered the story last week — she started fielding inquiries about the pictures and interview requests from newspapers around the world.
The top row of shirts is by Forever 21. The bottom row is by a small California-based label called Trovata. Welcome to a peek behind the curtain at secretive, cult-y, and very rapidly growing fast-fashion chain Forever 21.