- Consequential orders—terms of injunctive relief and deduction from costs (Warner Music v TuneIn, Inc)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
IP analysis: Following a case where the copyright owners, Warner Music and Sony, were legitimately entitled to request a royalty fee from TuneIn, in respect of listeners in the UK playing music originating outside of the UK, the High Court has dealt with consequential orders. In considering the injunctive relief, the court awarded relief in general terms. In awarding damages to Warner Music and Sony, the court made a deduction of 25% for several reasons. One of these was that in the course of party correspondence about settlement discussions, Warner Music and Sony placed preconditions on negotiations which the court considered to be unhelpful.
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