I know Patent and Design right law is a nightmare and costs a fortune - more hassle than it is worth.
I had some dealings years ago with design rights and a Patents Lawyer back in 1999 wanted £112 per hour.
But it is the Ordinary Copyright which is intriguing, as Airgun World inside their front cover has the statement :-
Airgun World 1993
The World copyright of the editorial matter,
both illustrations and text , is strictly reserved.