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Clothing designs copied but passing-off claim still fails (Original Beauty Technology v G4K Fashion Ltd)

Published on: 10 March 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Clothing designs copied but passing-off claim still fails (Original Beauty Technology v G4K Fashion Ltd)
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Article summary

IP analysis: A claim for infringement of UK unregistered design rights (UKUDR) and breach of Regulation (EC) 6/2002 (the EU Community Design Regulation) has succeeded in part in relation to the copying of ‘bodycon’ and ‘bandage’ clothing lines. A related claim for passing off, however, failed. Written by Phillip Patterson, barrister, at Hardwicke Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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