Similarity of design (Infringement case)
(Conclusion) Defendant’s design is not Similar to the registered design. (Design right owner lost.)
Defendant’s tomb and the registered design are different in the essential part and rectangular portion.
The parts in which they are similar was generally equipped for publickly known Turtleback tombs.
<Writer: Hideki Takaishi (Attorney-at-law licensed in Japan and California)>