Fenty and Others v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd and Another: CA 22 Jan 2015

Longmore, Gloster, Underhill LJJ
[2015] EWCA Civ 3
England and Wales
DirectionsFenty and Others v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd (T/A Topshop) ChD 5-Jul-2013
The claimant a famous pop singer (Rihanna) alleged that in putting her image on certain t-shirts, the defendants had committed passing off. The claimant had her own business merchandising her image. The defendants now applied for an order striking . .
CitedDouglas and others v Hello! Ltd and others; similar HL 2-May-2007
In Douglas, the claimants said that the defendants had interfered with their contract to provide exclusive photographs of their wedding to a competing magazine, by arranging for a third party to infiltrate and take and sell unauthorised photographs. . .
CitedIrvine, Tidswell Ltd v Talksport Ltd ChD 13-Mar-2002
The defendants used a distorted image of the claimant, a famous racing driver, to endorse its product. He claimed damages in passing off.
Held: On the facts, the famous racing driver Eddie Irvine had a property right in his goodwill which he . .
Appeal fromFenty and Others v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd (T/A Topshop) and Another ChD 31-Jul-2013
The claimant (Rihanna), a famous singer, complained that the defendant company had used her image on a T-shirt. The defendant had a licence from the photographer but not Miss Fenty. . .

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Intellectual Property

Updated: 27 December 2021; Ref: scu.541710