Court of Appeal reverses Trunki’s High Court registered design success
Recently, the Court of Appeal allowed an appeal by PMS International of a finding from Mr Justice Arnold in the High Court. The dispute was about ride-on children’s suitcases — PMS’s ‘Kiddee Cases’ — which was openly admitted to be designed to be a cheaper version of Magmatic’s ‘Trunki’ range.
PMS argued that it had not infringed Magmatic’s Community registered design, but did not appeal Arnold J’s other finding that it infringed certain UK unregistered design rights owned by Magmatic.
The findings of the court, and why the case is important for designers and practitioners alike, are explored in this article by John Coldham, an associate in Wragge’s team with particular expertise in design law…
Click on the link below to read the rest of the Wragge & Co briefing.
Sign in or Register to continue reading this article
It's quick, easy and free!
It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.Register now
Why register to The Lawyer
In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.
Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.
Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.
More relevant to you
To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.
News from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co
£27m award for delays to generic capsules launch is upheld.
Also; significant rises in the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings.