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Aug 5, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on December 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Dec 6, 2010
Length: 20 pages
A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to extend protection to fashion design, and for other purposes.
Section2 - Extends copyright protection to fashion designs. Revises the definition of "useful article" to include an article of apparel.Defines "apparel" as articles including clothing, handbags, purses, wallets, tote bags, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3728 — 111th Congress: Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3728
“S. 3728 — 111th Congress: Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3728>
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