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Oh (no) Polly – clothing brand infringed the design rights of a direct competitor the High Court finds

Published on 17 March 2021. By Sarah Mountain, Senior Associate and Ellie Ward, Associate

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The High Court has held that G4K Fashion Limited, trading as 'Oh Polly', has infringed UK unregistered design rights (UKUDR) and community unregistered design rights (CUDR) owned by Original Beauty Technology Company Limited (Original Beauty) by copying several of its 'bodycon' and 'bandage' garments. Original Beauty was, however, unable to establish passing off.

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