However, Hall notes that the ECJ refused to be drawn into a discussion on the use of the terms ‘design corpus’ and ‘in comparison with other designs’ in the recitals of the Community Design Regulation, observing that the recitals have no binding legal force and cannot be relied on either as a ground for derogating from the actual provisions of the act in question or for interpreting those provisions in a manner clearly contrary to their wording. According to Hall, “even the notion of an indirect comparison based on imperfect recollection did not persuade the court that a different analysis was required, holding that this is not based on a recollection of specific features from several different earlier designs but of specific designs”.
In response to the boom of digital media in retail, Karen Millen have adapted to their consumer’s busy lifestyles with providing the experience of a physical store but from the comfort of their own homes, 24 hours a day. The virtual shopping experience allows customers to browse, zoom in and out of areas, see product descriptions and share snapshots of their selected products.
It seems a bit early to do a #FlashbackFriday to last week, but there is no way I can resist sharing one of my favorite moments from New York Fashion Week any longer!