- Damages awards after Gulati
- Original news
- What is the background to this case?
- On what grounds did MGN bring an appeal?
- How did the Court of Appeal address MGN’s claim that the judge should have awarded damages for privacy only?
- How did the Court of Appeal resolve MGN’s argument that the damages awarded in this case were out of kilter with awards for personal injury?
- How did the Court of Appeal resolve MGN’s argument that the damages awarded in this case were out of kilter with awards made by the Strasbourg court?
- What did the Court of Appeal say about the double recovery point?
- Do you think this ruling indicates that damages awards will grow in privacy cases?
- Are there any other practice points to take away from this judgment?
IP & IT analysis: David Bowden, freelance independent consultant, comments on the consequences of Gulati and others v MGN Ltd and talks to James Heath of Atkins Thomson Solicitors, who was lead solicitor for the claimants, and Christopher Knight, a barrister specialising in information law of 11 Kings Bench Walk.
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