Simpsons Solicitors

Additional damages awarded in G-Star appeal

February 29th 2012

The Full Federal Court recently handed down its decision in Facton Ltd v Rifai Fashions Pty Ltd. The case involved the importation into Australia of infringing branded clothing.

The judgment includes a useful discussion of additional damages under section 115 of the Copyright Act 1968 and damages for passing off.

The full text of the judgment is available by clicking here.

To read more about this story go to: http://www.copyright.org.au/news-and-policy/details/id/2043/

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