The Football Association Premier League Ltd v Luxton: CA 9 Nov 2016

The defendant pub owner appealed against judgment given for copyright infringement. He had been relaying externally sourced TV of football matches. The images included the claimant’s logo, for which judgment was given. The defendant appealed under European law.
Held: The agreements under which the programme rights were distributed did not breach EU law. The appeal failed.

Tomlinson, Floyd LJJ
[2016] EWCA Civ 1097
TFEU 56 101
England and Wales

Intellectual Property, European

Updated: 25 January 2022; Ref: scu.571223