This joint article, written by Daisy Dier James and our very own Caroline Brooks, considers the pros and cons of the 'Trial by Instagram' strategy for design protection and sets out some advice on what to consider before going down this route.
'Trial by Instagram' is where one party calls out another, who is allegedly copying them, publicly on Instagram. This method is becoming increasingly popular and it can quickly intimidate the alleged copycat into removing the products from sale. However, there are some important aspects to consider, and the article sets out some advice on what to think about before going down this route.
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