Design registration blows away infringing fan

In a recent Federal Court decision, Hunter Pacific International v Martec Pty Ltd [2016] FCA 796, the Hon. Nicholas J found that importation and sale of Martec’s Razor ceiling fan (Razor) infringed Australian Registered design No. 340171 (AU 340171).   For comparison, corresponding images of AU 340171 and the Razor are shown below. Given that