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by twentieth
Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Counterfeiting on Amazon
Replies: 7
Views: 5089

There is another cause of action which subsists in the badge designs: Community Unregistered Design Rights. Unlike domestic design law, Community rights extend to surface decoration and would therefore cover the designs on the badges. This sounds very much like a case I'm familiar with, which might ...
by twentieth
Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright damages - primary or secondary infringement
Replies: 5
Views: 5661

Thank you Andy, your comments are really helpful. I do think ultimately I'm being strung along by the other side - they have offered no explanation as to why/how they are in possession of my designs and it is very cheeky of them to continue. I may be bias, but it's quite obvious, looking at the orig...
by twentieth
Fri Aug 28, 2015 10:22 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright damages - primary or secondary infringement
Replies: 5
Views: 5661

Just a little update: The infringing firm have decided to make a fight of it and are denying that copyright exists in the designs, or if it does I'm not the owner. *sigh* So it does look like things will go to court. I have been in contact with an IP lawyer and will probably bring them on board at a...
by twentieth
Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:31 am
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright damages - primary or secondary infringement
Replies: 5
Views: 5661

Thank you for your detailed response, it is very much appreciated. It looks as though we will have to delve a little further to support our belief that the infringement is primary. I think we have a reasonable chance of doing so, but further evidence would certainly help. We will discover more at di...
by twentieth
Thu Aug 13, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright damages - primary or secondary infringement
Replies: 5
Views: 5661

Copyright damages - primary or secondary infringement

Hi, I'm a partner in a small firm that uses my artwork and designs on the products we make. Towards the end of 2013, I finished a set of 6 designs which we reproduced on our own products, which went on sale at that time. I have evidence of the time of creation of my designs, along with materials tha...