||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 25 (Nov)
Nicholas Strauss QC siting as a deputy judge of the High Court
||The claimant appeared in person.
||Pushpinder Saini (instructed by Lee & Thompson) for the defendants.
||4 November 2002
Copyright - Infringement - Musical work - Copying of substantial part.
In proceedings in which the claimant alleged infringement of his copyright in a song arising out of unlawful copying, the court ruled that the allegedly copied elements were quantitatively not great and qualitatively not of great originality and it followed that the copying was not substantial. Accordingly, the claim would be dismissed.
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