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Students working on group project

French vs. American Fashion Laws

In this research project, students learn how the legal systems in France and America treat fashion design as intellectual property. After student research and class discussion, two teams debate the pros and cons of copyright laws governing fashion designers. Warm-up and follow-up activities are included.

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Suggested Classes: Business, Clothing, French, Government, U.S. History, World History

State and National Standards: Arizona, California, Washington, National

Suggested Materials:

  • Access to the Internet
  • Library with librarian assistance