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*Associate Professor of Law and Milton Handler Fellow, Columbia Law School.**Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School. The authors thank RobertAhdieh, Yochai Benkler, Johanna Blakley, Rachel Brewster, Vernon Cassin, Glenn Cohen,Bob Cooter, Domenico De Sole, Hal Edgar, Liz Emens, Noah Feldman, Robert Ferguson,Amy Finkelstein, Terry Fisher, Jeanne Fromer, Bill Gentry, Jane Ginsburg, Victor Goldberg,Jack Goldsmith, Paul Goldstein, Jeff Gordon, Laura Hammond, Michael Heller, LaurenHoward, Olati Johnson, Avery Katz, Alon Klement, Meg Koster, Mark Lemley, LarryLessig, Doug Lichtman, Clarisa Long, Ronald Mann, Sara Marcketti, Martha Minow, HenryMonaghan, Ed Morrison, Melissa Murray, Ben Olken, John Palfrey, Mitch Polinsky,Richard Posner, Alex Raskolnikov, Kal Raustiala, Susan Scafidi, David Schizer, ElizabethScott, Steve Shavell, Chris Sprigman, Matt Stephenson, Francine Summa, Cass Sunstein,John Witt, and audiences at Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, Stanford LawSchool, the University of Tokyo, and the
magazine’s 2008 annual conferencefor helpful discussions and comments. Bert Huang provided constant collaborative adviceand support. We thank Sarah Bertozzi, Melanie Brown, Andrew Childers, Jon Cooper,Brittany Cvetanovich, Zeh Ekono, Joseph Fishman, Ilan Graff, Brett Hartman, Andrea Lee,Samantha Lipton, Ruchi Patel, Zoe Pershing-Foley, Miriam Weiler, and Ming Zhu forexcellent research assistance, and the staff of the Columbia Law School, Fashion Institute of Technology, and Harvard Law School libraries for their efforts procuring difficult sources.Special thanks to the several dozen stakeholders—in fashion houses, government agencies,industry associations, and law firms—for interviews from which we gained valuable insightson fashion design and the fashion industry. Views and errors in this Article are those of theauthors only.