Burberry's spring 2010 runway accessories shot.

Burberry's famous plaid pattern on the fashion house's Spring 2010 runway. Photo: Ian Gavan, Getty Images

Pets at Home is in the legal doghouse!

British fashion house Burberry is taking the UK-based pets supply store to court over its signature Burberry plaid pattern, reports Guardian UK.

Burberry claims that Pets at Home violated copyright laws by selling dog coats and baskets in its 250 stores that used a plaid pattern similar to the fashion label's own iconic design.

Pets at Home has pulled the plaid-happy dog accessories from its shops but Burberry isn't stopping there and has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit, says the site.

There's courtroom hope yet. Perhaps the dueling duo will find a way to settle out of court like these two fashion companies,

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