Global retail giant H&M has lost a multi-million pound, multi-jurisdictional patent dispute against a UK manufacturer after infringing its 'coveted bra technology'.

The High Court judgment sees Stretchline Holding's entitled to an injunction, damages, costs, and other remedies, subject to any successful appeal.

The company's head of intellectual property (IP), Robert Glenn, said: 'This is an important day for Stretchline as we are, and always have been, extremely proud of our innovative technologies. It's important to our customers that we protect our IP rights and that is all we have sought to do here.'

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