Land Rover loses legal battle over ‘copycat’ Defender – NZME
There are clear similarities in the cars silhouettes, cap-like roof, simple round headlights and short overhangs.
But the U.K. Intellectual Property Office found in 2019 that the new Grenadier did not breach copyright rules.
Bloomberg reports a London court upheld that decision this week, clearing the way for Ineos Automotive to start building its version.
A statement issued by Land Rover said the Defenders shape is instantly recognisable, and that it was disappointed by the courts decision.