But I think the truth prevails in the end. Recorder Michaels added: 'In the circumstances, I am satisfied that the similarities between the two des arise from copying, which in the circumstances must have been ygpsy, even if Leanne Phillips might have preferred as she claimed to produce a wholly original de. Some [ sic ] these articles have upset our contributors which has been disappointing.
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She likes to make original dresses," she told the judge. Executive producer Jes Wilkins and creator and Producer Jenny Popplewell were in attendance to accept the award. And when you are running a business yourself, it's tough. As well as insisting that the Fan Dress was copied by Leanne, Ms Madine claims Pauline "stole" de drawings from Nico, and used them to enable her daughter to create the dress for Chenise.
That was an article made exactly or substantially to Ms Madine's des, or one of them. It was deed by Leanne Wesding. Madine says Phillips has taken the idea for one of her "game changing" giant wedding dress des, and used it to launch a range of collectable porcelain figurines. The second episode got 7. Leanne had gone on to "successfully set up a rival business," she said.
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She therefore deed a different dress for Chenise. It's become one of the big cultural phenomena of this part of the year and people are looking for something to write about it, something provocative.
She also claims the pair used her des to create fypsy "Crystal Princess Figurine," one of a range of seven collectable porcelain figurines of girls in large dresses, which they planned to market in Ireland and beyond. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Two rival gypsy wedding dress makers are facing off in court over claims of 'stolen' des.
If any de rights do subsist in the de, they belong to Leanne Phillips,"she insisted.
Their barrister, Ashton Chantrielle, told the court that an "ongoing feud. Ms Madine said: 'We wanted her to stop making the figurines, and she decided to carry on defending the claim. The two had appeared on the 3rd series of the show when they were Pauline never took any drawings They denied the accusations, and said their dress and the figurine were original des.
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Ms Madine's lawyer, Thomas St Quintin, told the High Court that Leanne's dress and the figurine ripped off important elements of Ms Madine's iconic "Fan Dress," a pure silk creation made up of between 30 and 50 separate pieces, which was described in Ms Madine's autobiography as "The game changer. Ms Phillips, 35, also appeared on the hit TV show and was ly hailed by Ms Madine as a major "creative force" at her Liverpool-based traveller dress de shop, Nico.
A judge, sitting at the High Court in London, ruled the claim against Leanne Phillips for de right infringement was successful. She copied Ms Madine's des, and made the dreess. You can unsubscribe at any time. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.
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They're made to look totally feckless, not really to be taken seriously as an ethnic group. But Ms Phillips and her mum deny the accusations, insisting their dress - and weddihg figurine - are original des and that Ms Madine is the one guilty of copying. Those drawings had been created by Ms Madine when Chenise had come to Nico for an earlier consultation, before ultimately taking her custom to Leanne, she says.
Speaking outside court, Ms Madine said: 'I am really relieved - it's been a long process. Costs will be decided at a later date. Share this article Share She alleged that Pauline Phillips had taken copies of a dress de from her workplace, with a 'view to enabling her daughter to make jk dress' for a bride, the judge noted.
It might be true of the particular families in front of the camera, but it's not generally true. She told the court Leanne had become a driving "creative force" at Nico bysaying: "Because of the impact of the television programmes, I wasn't there as much.
Ms Madine, 65, is now suing Ms Phillips and her mum Pauline Phillips - a former manager at Nico - claiming they ripped off one of her most iconic des to make one of their own dresses. The Fan Dress pictured was first created for a gypsy bride called Delilah in and both Ms Phillips and Ms Madine worked on the de together In her judgment, Miss Recorder Amanda Michaels said of Ms Madine: 'It seems that the hallmark of her dress des is their extravagance, not just in terms of the price of the gowns, but in terms of the size and weight of the skirts, which tend to have to be supported by hoops like a crinolineand the elaborate nature of the decoration applied to the dresses.
Ms Madine, in the witness box, agreed that Leanne had been a "loyal employee" prior to their falling out. The denial of copying is ridiculous.
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However, it is not accepted that it was copied by Leanne Phillips. I will be celebrating. The right decision was reached. But she did not uphold the claim against Pauline Phillips, ruling she was not tly liable with her daughter.