Top Shop infringing copyright of independent designers

Art Press Release from Australia. Published by Rebecca Gabrielle Cannon on Sunday 28 February 2010.

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Top Shop have been busted making money off copyright designs by independent artists, and so far they're doing nothing to pay royalties which should legally go to the copyright owners.

The first image is Top Shop’s ripoff of a design by Melbourne Artist Simon MacEwan (second picture).
More info in this write-up in The Age.
http://www.theage.com.au/national/faking-it-turns-out-to-be-a-hard-subject-to-brooch-20100227-pa8y.html
Simon MacEwan’s Lost In The Woods jewellery.