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Next settles with Scamp & Dude over copying claims

Himsworth Scott advised Scamp & Dude on its recent copying claims

Fashion brand Scamp & Dude and high street retailer Next have reached a settlement over claims Next copied the smaller firm’s designs.

Next said it had reached an agreement with the label and would “pay the profits from sales of the design in issue to Scamp & Dude, who will use the profits for charitable purposes, including making donations to two charities”.

“Next will also be donating all of the remaining clothing of this design to a charity for distribution to children in need overseas.”

Himsworth Scott’s Lorna Caddy advised Scamp & Dude and its founder Jo Tutchener-Sharp on all aspects of this matter.

The BBC covered the story in its news article ‘Next settles with Scamp & Dude over copying claims‘.