TITLE

Court's copyright ruling opens doors for copycats

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;8/20/2004, Issue 5402, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the results of a Court of Appeal ruling in Great Britain that products launched before March 2002 have no copyright protection unless they have been patented or registered by the European Designs Registry. Impact of the ruling on the furniture and furnishings market; Limitation of the design protection for British firms; Background of the case involving a Lambretta tracksuit.
ACCESSION #
14240750

 

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