Hyde Park Residence Limited v Yelland, News Group Newspapers Limited, News International Limited, Murrell: PatC 16 Mar 1999

There is a public interest defence to an allegation of copyright infringement. A newspaper republished video camera stills to demonstrate the untruth of assertions made publicly about the relationship if Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed.
Held: It was a current event, and the fair dealing defence applied.
Jacob J
Times 24-Mar-1999, [1999] EWHC Patents 247
Bailii
Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 30(2) 97
England and Wales
Citing:
Appealed toHyde Park Residence Ltd v Yelland, News Group Newspapers Ltd, News International Ltd, Murrell CA 10-Feb-2000
The court considered a dispute about ownership and confidence in and copyright of of video tapes taken by Princess Diana before her death.
Held: The courts have an inherent discretion to refuse to enforce of copyright. When assessing whether . .

Cited by:
Appeal fromHyde Park Residence Ltd v Yelland, News Group Newspapers Ltd, News International Ltd, Murrell CA 10-Feb-2000
The court considered a dispute about ownership and confidence in and copyright of of video tapes taken by Princess Diana before her death.
Held: The courts have an inherent discretion to refuse to enforce of copyright. When assessing whether . .

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Updated: 28 March 2021; Ref: scu.163098