||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 157 (May)
||The claimant appeared in person.
||Anthony Hudson (instructed by Farrer and Co) for the defendant.
||17 May 2011
Contract - Breach - Confidential information - Claimant obtaining video footage of fight of premiership footballer and attempting to sell it and corresponding story to newspaper - Claimant claiming contract existing between it and newspaper for sale of such information - Claimant bringing action for breach of contract and copyright in video - Whether contract existing between parties - Whether newspaper sharing video in breach of copyright.
Contract Breach. The Chancery Division of the High Court held that there was no contract between the claimant and the defendant newspaper company in respect of sale of information obtained by the claimant regarding a premiership football player. Further s 45(1) of the Copyright Design and Patents Act 1988 provided a complete answer to any claims brought by the claimant regarding breach of copyright.
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