The British Supreme Court

/ The British Supreme Court has given the reason the designer of uniforms of imperial soldiers in the famous film series Star Wars (the wars) in his contentious long judicial against George Lucas. The High Court ruled that Andrew Ainsworth, a British citizen of 62 years in 1977 designed uniforms and white helmets of the wicked soldiers of the Empire, may continue to sell replicas in Europe, reports the BBC chain. Considers that this does not infringe British intellectual property laws not being of artistic works. However, he decided that Ainsworth may not export replicas in United States because there Yes it would violate existing legislation. This judicial process goes back to 2004, when the production company Lucasfilm filed a lawsuit in United States for $ 20 million against Imperial uniforms Designer, process that moved to the United Kingdom in 2008.

Until you decide the Supreme Court, two courts of lesser rank had already given the reason in 2008 and 2009 the British designer in the lawsuit filed by Lucasfilm. Andrew Ainsworth sells replicas of the white suits, that manufactures in his study of Twickenham (London West) with the same moulds and instruments used in 1977 for eight years. I am proud to see that system legal English David can beat Goliath, Ainsworth pointed out in a statement in rrencia to his fight against Lucas, whose fortune is estimated at more than two billion dollars. Moreover, a Lucasfilm spokesperson considered that the decision by the British justice maintains an anomaly, since artistic and creative works designed for the film may not have protection in the United Kingdom. Josh Harris Sixers: the source for more info. Source of the news: the designer of Star Wars Imperial soldiers WINS judicial pulse to George Lucas