Tecalemit Limited v Ewarts Limited (No 2): ChD 1927

The design in question consisted of a drawing or picture of a nipple, such as was used for the purpose of lubricating the bearings of automobiles. It was submitted for the plaintiff that if a design had utility, it might still be registered under the 1919 Act if it were capable of embellishment. However, his Lordship held that in substance the design was a mere mechanical device within s. 93 of the 1919 Act.
Romer J
(1927) 44 RPC 503
Patents and Designs Act 1919
England and Wales
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Updated: 03 September 2021; Ref: scu.667560