Dyson Appliances has accepted damages of £4m from Hoover following a High Court ruling (in October 2000) that Hoover’s Triple Vortex vacuum cleaner infringed Dyson’s Dual Cyclone patent. According to Dyson, the settlement is believed to be the largest court award of damages in British patent case history.

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The best talks to catch at D&AD Festival 2018

Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out