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Will fashion designs finally be clothed in “copyright” protection?
Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP - USA - July 7 2011
After many attempts, it appears that clothing designs may finally gain protection in the United States.
- Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
- European Union, United Kingdom
- March 22 2012
In October 2004 Pukka applied to register the word mark PUKKA as a Community trade mark at the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs).
- McDermott Will & Emery
- United Kingdom
- April 25 2008
The High Court decision in J Choo (Jersey) Ltd v Towerstone Ltd 2008 EWHC 346 will be of great comfort to the fashion industry as the decision heralds the possibility of strengthened protection for handbag and shoe designs and similar accessory items under Community registered design (CRD) legislation.
- European Union
- June 1 2010
New ranges of goods introduced by retailers that include fashion accessories such as sunglasses, jewellery and hair accessories may not be covered by existing trade mark registrations for "clothing, footwear, headgear".