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Give me a ©! Supreme Court rules cheerleader uniforms can be copyrighted

Mar 22, 2017 - CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Cheerleader uniforms can be copyrighted -- even if their designs are mostly made up of stripes, zigzags and chevrons.

That ruling by the Supreme Court came Wednesday in a copyright infringement case between two cheer uniform makers.

Varsity Brands, the cheer industry leader, sued the much smaller Star Athletica for copying the design of its uniforms.

"The designs are original art created by designers," Varsity Founder and Chairman Jeff Webb told CNNMoney...