Controller of HM Stationery Office and Another v Green Amps Ltd: CA 8 May 2008

The defendant sought leave to appeal against a finding of copyright infringement in respect of Ordnance Survey mapping data. It obtained the data and used it to create maps from applications for planning applications. The data had been obtained apparently by use of a student’s password.
Held: Summary judgment had been given correctly.

LLoyd LJ
[2008] EWCA Civ 588
Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005, Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
England and Wales

Intellectual Property

Updated: 13 December 2021; Ref: scu.268705