Recent instructions involving copyright include:

Software infringement

Software infringement claim for an engineering company. Enforcement action was taken against a company in Brussels who bought software in the UK and reverse engineered it.

Illegal music downloads

Copyright infringement action against multiple parties for illegal music downloads.

Document literacy works for children’s publishing company. Enforcement action against the company’s competitor.

Database management

Database management for a recruitment company:  using updated database regulations to gain protection afforded to customer satisfaction reviews.

Protecting copyright in television formats

Court documentation for a TV production company to copyright a television format as a dramatic work. The production company later succeeded in a passing off claim, under common law rules, to prevent another TV production company copying the format.

IP portfolio management

Managed film portfolio to obtain future copyright protection under the rules regarding performances.

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