The United States Supreme Court has ruled that graphic design can not be used to sell products to customers without permission from the designer.
In a 5-4 ruling, the court ruled that the First Amendment does not protect graphic design as a means of advertising.
The ruling by Justice Elena Kagan, who is the court’s second-most conservative justice, said that graphic designs do not need permission to be used as a marketing tool.
The court said the use of graphic designs as advertising is not a violation of the First, Fourth, or Fifth Amendments.
It said that the Supreme Court does not require a seller to show that the graphic design is not in the public interest, that the use is not likely to cause undue consumer harm, and that there are no other possible uses for the graphic designs.