Couple sue neighbours for ‘copying’ design of their £4.4million home
A couple sued their neighbours because they copied the design of their $5.8million (£4.4million) home.
Jason and Jodi Chapnik claimed a house about half-a-mile from their home in Forest Hill, Toronto, was newly renovated and made to look ‘strikingly similar’ to theirs.
They sought $1.5million in damages, $20,000 in statutory copyright damages and another $1million in punitive damages from Baraba Ann Kirshenblatt and her husband Eric for copyright infringement.
They also wanted a mandatory injunction for the defendant to change their home.
In the joint lawsuit, the couple also name... read more
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