Pearce v Ove Arup Partnership Ltd and Others: ChD 17 Mar 1997

A UK court may not decline jurisdiction in enforcing Dutch copyright law if it is asked to do so.


Times 17-Mar-1997, Gazette 16-Apr-1997


Convention on Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (1968) (Cmnd 7395)


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromPearce v Ove Arup Partnership Ltd and others CA 21-Jan-1999
An English court does not have to refuse an application which sought to apply a foreign copyright law in a claim based on acts committed abroad on the basis that not actionable here. Such restrictions applicable to land actions only: ‘It is, we . .
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Intellectual Property, Jurisdiction

Updated: 11 May 2022; Ref: scu.84630