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High Court orders two month sentence for contempt of court (Juul Labs v Quick Juul)

Published on: 24 May 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • High Court orders two month sentence for contempt of court (Juul Labs v Quick Juul)
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IP analysis: In a rare application for committal made in the context of a trade mark and passing off action, the High Court has held that one of the defendants was in contempt of court for breaching an order requiring him to sign certain documents to effect the transfer of a domain name to the claimants and take down a website. Given the seriousness of his conduct, the court ordered a custodial sentence of two months. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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