Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft recently lost a court judgement over the use of and image of Deutsche Bahn’s ICE 3 train in a brochure. As the ICE 3 is a registered design, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft were found to have breached the German Design Act. The details are – as always – complex, but there is a fabulous summary of the case and the implications for marketers in the Osbourne Clarke website (free registration required).