Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 435 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Hazel Williamson QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Gwilym Harbottle (instructed by McGrath & Co) for the claimant.
  The defendants appeared by their representative.
Judgment Dates: 28 November 2002


Copyright - Ownership - Joint ownership - Sound recording - Preliminary issues - ss 1(1)(a), 3, 5(A)(2), 9(1), 185.

The Case

On the determination of certain preliminary issues, the court ruled, inter alia, that the first claimant had a one third interest of the 50% interest in the copyright of the sound recording produced, and that the first claimant's creative contribution had not been made in the course of his employment.

Practice Areas

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