The LEGO Group Announces Infringement Case Win Against LEPIN

The LEGO Group Announces Infringement Case Win Against LEPIN

2018/11/9

LEGO has officially announced the results of the lawsuit against LEPIN in China. The Chinese courts have ruled in favor of The LEGO Group against four companies who infringed on multiple copyrights. According to the press release, the four companies, Shantou Meizhi Model Co., et al, are accountable for copying artwork for 18 LEGO sets and minifigures as well as using unfair competition acts. The courts have ruled that those companies will pay LEGO about RMB 4.5 million in damages.

Source:thebrickfan.com




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