LOS ANGELES — A discussion on the value of copyright protection for fashion split along vendor and designer lines Thursday, highlighting the industry infighting that has slowed federal legislation on the issue.
On the vendor side, Ilsa Metchek, executive director of the California Fashion Association, argued that a proposed bill to shield original apparel, handbag, footwear, eyewear and belt concepts from copies would have a negative impact on business.
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