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Knowing your IP rights

The landmark Karen Millen v Dunnes Stores case was the first time in Ireland that a company has sued another under a law which protects unregistered designs from being copied.

3rd May, 2008

The landmark Karen Millen v Dunnes Stores case was the first time in Ireland that a company has sued another under a law which protects unregistered designs from being copied.

The action, taken by Karen Millen’s parent company, Mosaic Fashions, alleged that Dunnes had copied its garments and infringed its design rights, under the Community Unregistered Design Right regulation.

It was also the first time the law had been used in Europe for...

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