Rue the Day!

ATTORNEYSCOTT COMMENTARY:

Shifting content from one form to another does not allow you to use that content without permission. And making small changes to another’s design does not allow you to evade liability for copying. Rue 21 apparently did not receive these particular memos, as they have lifted Valfre’s popular “Boy’s Tears” design to create a pair of earbuds. The details are below (click to enlarge):

- AttorneyScott / scott@copyrightLA.com

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