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.
 EWHC 2310 (Ch),  WLR(D) 310
England and Wales
Directions – Fenty 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 . .
Cited – Douglas 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. . .
Cited – Tavener Rutledge v Trexapalm 1977
Kojak Lollipops, the ‘unauthorised’ local lollipop retailer succeeded against the makers of the television program Kojak when accused of passing off. . .
Appeal from – Fenty and Others v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd and Another CA 22-Jan-2015
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Updated: 19 November 2021; Ref: scu.514966