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Oct
4
2017
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The banana suit

The banana suitHallowoon is coming. One of the popular outfits is the banana costume, like the one left. It is fun, right?

And also big money as Rasta Imposta, a big seller of party costumes, started a court action against Kmart Corp. and Sears in New Jersey on the basis of infringement of copyright , trade dress infringement and unfair competition. Rasta Imposta has registered one of the banana costumes as copyright in the US.

A case about banana costumes is remarkable, the juicy details as well: until this year Kmart bought the banana costumes from Rasta Imposta. This year, no deal has been made and Kmart has purchased the costumes somewhere else. A complete “knockoff” according to Rasta Imposta. An interesting banana suit!

Copyright photo: Rasta Imposta / Source: Sentinel Source