Can yoga be copyrighted? At least one yogi has copyrighted yoga--specifically, a sequence of yoga poses known as "Bikram Yoga." The holder of the Bikram Yoga intellectual property (both copyrights and trademarks) has recently filed a lawsuit against another yoga studio alleging infringement of this intellectual property; this article evaluates the merits of the lawsuit, and concludes with advice about properly evaluating whether or not your business infringes another's intellectual property rights.
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No Yoga for You! Yoga to the People in the hot seat for copyright and trademark infringement