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Copyright—IPEC dismisses infringement claim in celebrity bedlinen case (Ashley Wilde v BCPL)

Published on: 25 November 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Copyright—IPEC dismisses infringement claim in celebrity bedlinen case (Ashley Wilde v BCPL)
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  • What did the court decide?
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Article summary

IP analysis: The IPEC has dismissed a claim of copyright infringement of an original artistic work—a prototype fabric for use in a celebrity bedlinen range. The court held that it did not find the similarities between the Evangeline Design and the Amore products were sufficiently close, numerous or extensive to be more likely the result of copying. The court was satisfied that the Amore products were independently designed and not copied. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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