Date: 5 April 2016
The decision by the UK Supreme Court to rule in favour of defendant PMS over Magmatic, owner of the Trunki, has become widely discussed in the world of designs due to the consequences this may have on registered Community designs in the future, not least the ability of copycats to avoid design infringement through surface decoration.
Managing Intellectual Property has summarised key lessons to be learned from the decision and commentary from various design professionals, including Jenkins' consultant, David Musker. Our take on the decision can be found in our recent news article here.
To read the full article from MIP, click here.