Journal Article

Boop oop a doop—protection for cartoon image of Betty Boop

Jeremy Blum and Nicholas Round

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 9, issue 7, pages 546-548
Published in print July 2014 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online April 2014 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpu068
Boop oop a doop—protection for cartoon image of Betty Boop

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Fresh from deciding in favour of Rihanna in Fenty and others v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd (t/a Topshop) and another [2013] EWHC 2310 (Ch), Birss J concludes that another (albeit fictional) ‘pin-up’, Betty Boop, is also deserving of protection due to the considerable efforts of trade mark owner Hearst.

Journal Article.  1279 words. 

Subjects: Intellectual Property Law

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