Posts Tagged ‘YSL’

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    Should the Word “Glass” Belong to Google?

    Apr 15, 14 • 23 Views • Businesses, Economic Debates, Economic Growth, Fashion, Government, Innovation, Media, Regulation, TechNo 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...

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    Power and Pantsuits

    Nov 29, 12 • 178 Views • Economic History, Gender gap, Labor, UncategorizedNo 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:...

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    Innovation: More (or Fewer?) Sole Rights

    Sep 8, 12 • 336 Views • Entertainment, Fashion, Government, Innovation, Tech, UncategorizedNo 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....

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    Sole Rights?

    Aug 12, 11 • 108 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Innovation, Regulation2 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...