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Lucasfilm wins copyright case against Shepperton Design Studios

The High Court in London has ruled that Shepperton Design Studios and its principal Andrew Ainsworth violated Lucasfilm's US copyrights by manufacturing and selling Stormtrooper helmets and other costume replicas from the Star Wars franchise.The decision handed down from the High Court's Chancery Division today [July 31] affirmed that Lucasfilm is the sole owner of all rights to the costume designs. Damages will be announced in due course.

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