Posts Tagged ‘YSL’

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    Should the Word “Glass” Belong to Google?

    Apr 15, 14 • 403 Views • No Comments

    Neither raisin bran nor shredded wheat are names that Kellogg’s can trademark. And yet Apple has trademarked “Apple.” Should Google be able to claim “glass?” Several days ago, the U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office told Google...  [read more]

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    Power and Pantsuits

    Nov 29, 12 • 342 Views • No Comments

    Today, some thoughts about pantsuits and power. One scholarly analysis of Hillary Clinton’s pantsuits concluded that they displayed her toughness. In a Harper’s Bazaar interview, Nancy Pelosi is asked, “How many pantsuits do you have?” Her answer:...  [read more]

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    Innovation: More (or Fewer?) Sole Rights

    Sep 8, 12 • 675 Views • No Comments

    A book that you write is your intellectual property. But what if you design the sole of a shoe? As econlife described last year: “The trademark of designer Christian Louboutin, his red soles are supposed to represent glamour, luxury and hidden status....  [read more]

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    Sole Rights?

    Aug 12, 11 • 315 Views • 2 Comments

    Suddenly, a red sole has become much more than the bottom of a shoe. The trademark of designer Christian Louboutin, his red soles are supposed to represent glamour, luxury and hidden status. Or, as stated by Mr. Louboutin, “A shoe has so much more to...  [read more]