- In brief: High Court finds infringement of architectural drawing but no flagrancy (Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Developments Ltd)
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- What should IP & IT lawyers take note of?
- What was this case about?
- What did the court decide?
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.
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