"This Dutch opinion was brought to my attention but, because it's in Dutch, I am not quite sure what it says. I'm told that the design of stripes on a police car was considered a valid copyright work, which means that it has ramifications that extend far beyond trade mark law, i.e., stopping anyone else from using the same stripes anywhere. Can you explain it to us?"Can one or more of our Dutch readers be of assistance?
Friday 16 March 2012
Five stripes and you're nicked: copyright and Dutch police cars
A distinguished member of the intellctual property community has contacted this weblog with a question relating to Dutch copyright law. She writes: