The company is arguing that it is not copying its design from two Wynn properties in Las Vegas.
US.- Wynn representatives have recently filed a lawsuit against Genting Group’s Resort World, as they said that they’re copying the architectural design of two Wynn properties in Las Vegas. Genting has responded arguing that Wynn is speculating and that it is not copying other facilities.
Attorneys for Resorts World argue that with nearly two years left to go before the opening of Resorts World Las Vegas, the facility currently consists of a bare, skeletal structure by a few floors of window paneling. “Upon completion, [Resorts World Las Vegas] will look dramatically different from Wynn’s properties, dispelling any suggestion that a reasonable consumer could confuse the two resorts for each other.”
Wynn Resorts representatives claim that Genting’s use of curve bronze glass and other architectural features between the glass panels resemble Wynn’s facility in Vegas. The company says that the use of the trade dress would likely cause confusion, to cause mistake or to deceive.
“The architectural design embodied in defendant’s Resorts World Las Vegas hotel and casino is substantially similar to the plaintiff’s registered copyrighted architectural work and therefore the defendant is violating the plaintiff’s copyrights in addition to the plaintiff’s registered and common law trade dress,” reads the lawsuit.