This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Executive SummaryDutch court of appeals rules in favor of Lancôme July 21 in a copyright lawsuit against Kecofa BV, which markets Trésor imitation fragrance Female Treasure in The Netherlands. Case is the first to copyright a fragrance. Attorneys for Lancôme presented physiochemical analysis showing that the two scents shared 24 olfactory components, with only two ingredients not used by Kecofa. Ruling extends to formula that is physically bottled and sold but not to the scent itself...
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