kate spade new york or Kate Spade who is no longer with the company ( I don't know which one exactly) is being sued over the poppy print from a few years ago because it looks a lot like Vera Neumann's painting from the 1970's. There are several different poppy prints by both Vera and ksny so I don't know which ones are in question. While I agree it is all "inspired by" Vera's poppies, I don't see how they can sue over it. This is the time to comment lawyers and law students, please find out all the details and share your insights!
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The Fashion Law: Kate Spade Sued for $1M over Poppy Print: Kate Spade is being sued for $1 Million in a copyright infringement suit over an iconic poppy print. The trustees of artist Vera Neumann's ...
My uninformed opinion is that this will be thrown out by the court but I don't know if there are any details that might make it stick. I would love to know why Vera's lawyers think they can pull this off.