(High Court of Australia) (affirmed)
Griffith C.J., Barton and O’Connor JJ
(1906) 3 CLR 479,  HCA 88
Appeal from – Potter v Broken Hill Pty Co Ltd 21-Aug-1905
VLR (Supreme Court – Victoria) International law – Conflict of laws – Tort committed abroad – Jurisdiction – Patent in New South Wales – Infringement by Victorian company in New South Wales of New South Wales . .
Mentioned – Lucasfilm Ltd and Others v Ainsworth and Another SC 27-Jul-2011
The claimant had produced the Star War films which made use of props, in particular a ‘Stormtrooper’ helmet designed by the defendant. The defendant had then himself distributed models of the designs he had created. The appellant obtained judgment . .
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Updated: 20 May 2021; Ref: scu.442607