Dunnes in court actions for alleged copying

Karen Millen and Coast, the British high-street fashion chains, have launched muti-million-euro legal actions against Dunnes Stores, claiming that the Irish retail giant is producing ‘knock-off’ copies of their designer garments.

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Ian Kehoe

3rd February, 2007

Karen Millen and Coast, the British high-street fashion chains, have launched muti-million-euro legal actions against Dunnes Stores, claiming that the Irish retail giant is producing ‘knock-off’ copies of their designer garments.

The two chains, which are owned by British retailer Mosaic Fashions, are suing Dunnes in the High Court in Dublin for breach of intellectual property. Initial documents were lodged with the court in recent days.

If Dunnes were to lose the two...

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