Live broadcast of football match without a licence results in £65,000 interim payment

In the High Court before Mr R. Sperman QC between The Football Association Premier League Limited and (1) Anthony Berry (2) Barclays Bank Plc 27 March 2014 Miss Lindsay Lane (instructed by DLA Piper LLP) for the Claimant Miss Sarah Ford (instructed by Molesworth Bright-Clegg Solicitors) for the First Defendant The matter was originally listed […]

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UK High Court awards injunctions and damages for copyright infringement in Sky Sports’ license case

High Court of Justice, Chancery division, Intellectual property Before: Mr Justice Birss Between: Claimants (1) British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc (2) British Sky Broadcasting Group Ltd (3) Sky Subscriber Service Ltd and Defendants (1) Christopher John Duarte (trading as Crispin Inn) (2) Elizabeth Mary Polding (trading as Eccleston Arms) (3) Gloria J. Allen (trading as […]

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Tips on sponsorship and sponsorship agreements for musicians

Our previous article on sponsorship agreements considered them generally, but this article is about sponsorship agreements relating to musicians. For sponsorship agreements generally please learn more at: Sponsorship Agreements Basically sponsorship is someone paying you to sell their products. There lies the major difference with merchandising which is usually the exploitation and marketing of your […]

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