Eurovision 2021 contestant James Newman has won a copyright case brought by another artist named Kelly-Marie Smith. The High Court rejected her claim that Newman’s song was substantially similar to her own.
By now we have probably all heard of the Colin v Cuthbert debacle, but for the uninitiated, Marks & Spencer is suing Aldi for copying its famous caterpillar cake. While there may be legal merit in the facts of the case, people couldn’t help but see the lighter side of the story. With that in mind, we take a look back at some previous food industry rivalries.
Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, is being sued over copyright infringement pertaining to his award-winning song “This Is America”. According to Emelike Nwosuocha, a musician who performs under the name Kidd Wes, Glover’s U.S chart topping single copied Nwosuocha’s earlier song, “Made In America”.
What do Kit-Kats, Rubik’s Cubes and Land Rovers have in common? Well after a recent UK High Court decision, all have been denied 3D trademark registration!