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Copyright infringement—assessing duration of notional licence and additional damages (Reformation Publishing Company v Cruiseco)

Copyright infringement—assessing duration of notional licence and additional damages (Reformation Publishing Company v Cruiseco)
Published on: 24 October 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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IP analysis: In a claim involving the promotion of music themed cruise holidays in the UK and Australia, the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court has examined arguments on the duration of an infringement, the duration of a notional licence and a reasonable licence fee for ordinary damages and additional damages. The copyright infringement claim focused on an infringing video clip that included extracts from two well-known Spandau Ballet songs: ‘Gold’ and ‘True’ and that was posted on websites and on a filesharing platform. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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