Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 49 (Oct)
Court: Patents County Court
Judge:

Judge Birss QC

Representation Anna Edwards-Stuart (instructed by Lupton Fawcett LLP) for the claimant.
  Jonathan Turner (instructed by Taylors) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 5 October 2012

Catchwords

Copyright - Infringement - Artistic work - Fabric design - Claimant alleging that fifth defendant's fabric design, 'Skye Sage' infringing copyright in its own design - Claimant alleging that second to fourth defendants in selling fifth defendant's design or copying claimant's design infringing claimant's copyright - Whether defendants liable for copyright infringement - , , , , .

The Case

Copyright Infringement. The Patents County Count upheld a claim against the defendants alleging copyright infringement in relation to a design of woollen upholstery and furnishing fabric, which the claimant contended infringed its own design.

Practice Areas

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