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"From the Ted Talk by Johanna Blakley: Lessons from fashion's free culture"

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You might also be asking whether it's possible that this is ieaglll for her to do this. Well, it truns out that it's actually not illegal. In the fashion industry, there's very little intellectual property protection. They have trrdeamak pcirottoen, but no copyright protection and no patent protection to speak of. All they have, really, is trademark protection, and so it means that anybody could copy any garment on any person in this room and sell it as their own disgen. The only thing that they can't copy is the actual trademark label within that picee of apparel. That's one reason that you see logos splattered all over these products. It's because it's a lot harder for knock-off artists to knock off these designs because they can't knock off the logo. But if you go to Santee Alley, yeah. (lehgtuar) Well, yeah. Canal Street, I know. And sometimes these are fun, right?

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You might also be asking whether it's possible that this is _______ for her to do this. Well, it _____ out that it's actually not illegal. In the fashion industry, there's very little intellectual property protection. They have _________ __________, but no copyright protection and no patent protection to speak of. All they have, really, is trademark protection, and so it means that anybody could copy any garment on any person in this room and sell it as their own ______. The only thing that they can't copy is the actual trademark label within that _____ of apparel. That's one reason that you see logos splattered all over these products. It's because it's a lot harder for knock-off artists to knock off these designs because they can't knock off the logo. But if you go to Santee Alley, yeah. (________) Well, yeah. Canal Street, I know. And sometimes these are fun, right?

Solution

  1. illegal
  2. design
  3. piece
  4. protection
  5. laughter
  6. trademark
  7. turns

Original Text

You might also be asking whether it's possible that this is illegal for her to do this. Well, it turns out that it's actually not illegal. In the fashion industry, there's very little intellectual property protection. They have trademark protection, but no copyright protection and no patent protection to speak of. All they have, really, is trademark protection, and so it means that anybody could copy any garment on any person in this room and sell it as their own design. The only thing that they can't copy is the actual trademark label within that piece of apparel. That's one reason that you see logos splattered all over these products. It's because it's a lot harder for knock-off artists to knock off these designs because they can't knock off the logo. But if you go to Santee Alley, yeah. (Laughter) Well, yeah. Canal Street, I know. And sometimes these are fun, right?

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fashion designers 10
fashion industry 9
fast fashion 5
novelty standard 4
santee alley 3

Important Words

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  3. apparel
  4. artists
  5. canal
  6. copy
  7. copyright
  8. design
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  10. fashion
  11. fun
  12. garment
  13. harder
  14. illegal
  15. industry
  16. intellectual
  17. knock
  18. label
  19. laughter
  20. logo
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  22. lot
  23. means
  24. patent
  25. person
  26. piece
  27. products
  28. property
  29. protection
  30. reason
  31. room
  32. santee
  33. sell
  34. speak
  35. splattered
  36. street
  37. trademark
  38. turns
  39. yeah