The goodwill of a business can be taken to have been abandoned where for example a business is discontinued, with no prospect of restarting, and its assets are broken up and sold. It was not possible for the claimant to obtain an injunction restraining the sale by another manufacturer of his goods so as to lead to the belief that they were the goods of someone who in fact had no goods on the market; and had had no goods on the market for some years.
(1913) 30 RPC 725
England and Wales
Cited – Ultraframe (UK) Ltd v Fielding and others ChD 27-Jul-2005
The parties had engaged in a bitter 95 day trial in which allegations of forgery, theft, false accounting, blackmail and arson. A company owning patents and other rights had become insolvent, and the real concern was the destination and ownership of . .
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Company, Intellectual Property
Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.230351