David Beckham jacket tussle ends with rap on the knuckles for Primark – The Guardian

Posted May 29th, 2009 in intellectual property, news by sally

“A lot of men may try to emulate fashion icon David Beckham, but the Primark retail chain – nicknamed Primani for its ability to turn out designer fashions at high street prices – has been rapped on the knuckles for doing just that with one of the footballer’s favourite jackets. The Cheltenham–based firm Superdry felt a line had been crossed and accused Primark of copying elements of its signature Brad leather jacket. The two parties have reached an out-of-court financial settlement with Primark also promising not to produce the offending jacket again. Primark declined to comment.”

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The Guardian, 28th May 2009

source: www.guardian.co.uk