TITLE

Monsoon legal chief takes lead role in Primark design rights battle

AUTHOR(S)
Begum, Husnara
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;4/25/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 16, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the clothing firm Monsoon company secretary Rosalynde Harrison has taken a lead role in advising the retailer on a claim against budget store Primark for allegedly copying its clothing. Monsoon filed a claim for infringement of design rights over women's and children's clothing, including two skirts, a tropical floral swimsuit, a child's striped scarf and girls' corduroy trousers. In May 2004, Primark paid Monsoon £23,000 in a settlement relating to clothing that Monsoon said were copies of its designs.
ACCESSION #
16918797

 

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