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In brief: High Court finds infringement of architectural drawing but no flagrancy (Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Developments Ltd)

In brief: High Court finds infringement of architectural drawing but no flagrancy (Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Developments Ltd)
Published on: 28 February 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • In brief: High Court finds infringement of architectural drawing but no flagrancy (Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Developments Ltd)
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IP & IT analysis: Roger Wyand QC, barrister at Hogarth Chambers, considers the case of Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Developments Ltd and another. This case concerned the use of architectural drawings by a developer when the drawings were submitted by a third party and the developer has no licence. The judge considered originality, reproduction of a substantial part, damages under section 97(2) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) and the appropriateness of an injunction. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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