Merlet and Another v Mothercare Public Ltd: ChD 13 Apr 1984

The plaintiff claimed copyright infringement by the defendant in having copied her ‘raincosy’, a baby’s cape.
Held: The claim failed. The object did not count as a sculpture so as to receive protection.


Walton J


[1986] RPC 115


England and Wales

Intellectual Property

Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.442599