Meyerlustenberger Lachenal successfully represented the Max, Binia and Jakob Bill Foundation in a copyright infringement action over the protection of Max Bill’s “cross frame chair” (Kreuzzargenstuhl) and bar stool.
The Swiss artist and industrial designer Max Bill (1908-1994) designed among others in 1952 the cross frame chair and in 1955/1964 a bar stool (see pictures below). These were prod…