Royal Manticoran Navy To High Court: Simple Shapes Are Not Copyrightable

(June 17, 2016, 8:02 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association Inc. (TRMN) filed an amicus curiae brief on May 26 telling the U.S. Supreme Court that simple shapes are not by themselves copyrightable as they are staple or commonplace geometric shapes (Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc., et al., No. 15-866, U.S. Sup.).

(Amicus curiae brief available. Document #78-160620-002B.)

Varsity Brands Inc., Varsity Spirit Corp. and Varsity Spirit Fashions & Supplies Inc. (collectively, Varsity) sued Star Athletica LLC in the U.S. District...
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