British Broadcasting Corporation and Another v Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society Ltd and Others: ChD 6 Nov 2018

Appeal against a decision of the Copyright Tribunal on a preliminary issue in a reference under section 126 of the 1988 Act, brought by the BBC in the following terms:
‘In this reference to what extent (if any) does the Tribunal have jurisdiction to set the terms of licences in issue (being the BBC Agreement, the DVD Licence and the DTO Licence as defined in the Reply on Jurisdiction) insofar as such licences concern copyrights subsisting under the laws of jurisdictions other than the United Kingdom?’


Arnold J


[2018] EWHC 2931 (Ch)




Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 126


England and Wales

Intellectual Property

Updated: 23 June 2022; Ref: scu.628958