Former student sues over backpack she designed

Diana Rubio, 33, says she designed the ‘Everything Backpack’ when assigned to come up with a ‘Back to Campus’ idea for Barnes & Noble for her class at the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2010. The book store used her design, and the backpack was a successful product. Rubio said she received no money from the sales. Now she has filed a lawsuit.

Here’s the whole article: Former student sues over backpack she designed for FIT and was sold at Barnes & Noble, claiming she received none of the profits – NY Daily News.

The next day, I saw this small item in the Daily News: Fashion Institute of Technology investigates former student’s ripoff allegations – NY Daily News.

Wow, that was a fast response.

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