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Trunki sent packing by Supreme Court

Trunki sent packing by Supreme Court
Published on: 09 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Trunki sent packing by Supreme Court
  • Original news
  • What is the background to this appeal?
  • What did the Supreme Court conclude?
  • The CRD as an animal with horns
  • Surface decoration
  • Colour contrast
  • Will Trunki be packing its cases for a reference to the Court of Justice?
  • What can lawyers and their clients take away from this judgment?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: If a design registration shows no surface decoration should surface decoration be taken into account when considering infringement of that registered design? The Supreme Court gives its answer on this and other issues saying ‘yes, but on the facts—only a little’. The Supreme Court also declined to refer a question on surface decoration to the Court of Justice. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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