PRO Sieben Media Ag v Carlton UK Television Ltd and Another: ChD 24 Sep 1997

The laudable motives of the defendant in an infringement of copyright were no defence, but relieved him from liability for additional damages.


Times 24-Sep-1997


Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 97(2)


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromPro Sieben Media AG v Carlton Television Ltd and Another CA 7-Jan-1999
The defendant was accused of infringing copyright in a TV programme relating to the pregnancy of a woman with eight foetuses. The defendant claimed fair dealing, but that defence was rejected by the trial judge.
Held: The decision was . .
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Intellectual Property

Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.85047