Phonographic Performance Limited v Maitra and Others: CA 3 Feb 1998

An injunction without time limit should normally be granted immediately where there was clear infringement and a threat of continued infringement. Copyrights can sometimes typically be identified only by reference to the trade marks under which the copyright recordings have been released.
Lord Woolf MR
Times 10-Feb-1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 137, [1998] 1 WLR 870, [1998] 2 All ER 638
Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988
England and Wales
Appeal fromPhonographic Performance Ltd v Maitra and Others ChD 14-Jul-1997
The use of an injunction to prevent the use of copyrighted recordings was not to be misused to obtain recovery for past unlicensed playing. . .

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CitedLudlow Music Inc v Williams and others ChD 2-Oct-2000
The claimant sought damages for copyright infringement in respect of two works which parodied a song to which they owned the rights.
Held: The amount copied, being as much as a quarter of the original work, meant that the claim was . .
CitedTwentieth Century Fox Film Corp and Others v British Telecommunications Plc ChD 28-Jul-2011
The claimant rights holders sought an order to require the defendant broadband internet provider to deny access to its users to websites which were said to facilitate the distribution of infringing copies of their films. An earlier judgment had . .

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Updated: 01 May 2021; Ref: scu.143615