Farmers Build Ltd v Carier Bulk Materials Handling Ltd and Others: CA 23 Dec 1998

For design right purposes a design is original if it has not been copied from another. It is not commonplace if, after comparison with other designs produced in evidence there are objectively new factors not present in other designs. Delay alone was not of itself to amount to acquiescence.


Times 23-Dec-1998


Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988


England and Wales

Intellectual Property

Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.80476