RCA v Pollard: ChD 1982

The defendant had sold unauthorised recordings made of Elvis Presley at his contacts and was selling them. The plaintiff had the rights to the works of Elvis Presley, and claimed under the 1958 Act.


[1982] 2 All ER 468


Dramatic and Musical Performers’ Protection Act 1958 1


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromRCA Corporation v Pollard CA 1982
The illegal activities of bootleggers who had made unauthorised recordings of concerts, diminished the profitability of contracts granting to the plaintiffs the exclusive right to exploit recordings by Elvis Presley.
Held: The defendant’s . .
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Torts – Other, Intellectual Property

Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.223005