Harry Marks on his website Curious Rat:
From Amateur Photographer:
<p>Photographers who compose a picture in a similar way to an existing image risk copyright infringement, lawyers have warned following the first court ruling of its kind. UK souvenir maker Temple Island Collection Ltd has won a ruling against New English Teas which it had accused of breaching copyright by using a photo of a London bus on its packaging.</p>
Stupid and terrifying.
This opens up a whole new dimension of ways for businesses to hamper each other, for crooks and copyright trolls to make money and a world of pain for the courts.