MCA Records Inc v Charly Records Ltd and others (No 5): CA 29 Nov 2001

Thre had been an action for copyright and trade mark infringement. The court considered the personal liability of directors of the company for the costs of the action.
Chadwick LJ
[2001] EWCA Civ 1923, [2003] 1 BCLC 93, [2002] EMLR 1
Bailii
England and Wales
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Updated: 11 May 2021; Ref: scu.201507