Case Preview: Cartier International AG v British Telecommunications plc, Supreme Court to consider ISPs and costs of blocking orders

28 01 2018

On Tuesday 30 January 2018, the UK Supreme Court (Lords Mance, Kerr, Sumption, Reed and Hodge) will hear the appeal of Cartier International AG & Ors v British Telecommunications Plc & AnorRead the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Paramount Home Entertainment v BSkyB, You’ve been framed, an ISP blocking order – Paul Joseph and Adam Cusworth

6 02 2014

paramountIn the case of Paramount Home Entertainment International Ltd  v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd  ([2013] EWHC 3479 (Ch)) the High Court once again showed its support for copyright holders, granting six major film companies blocking orders under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 against the UK’s six main internet service providers, requiring the ISPs to block access to TubePlus and SolarMovie, two websites that had been providing access via an online database to (but not hosting) a large range of television programmes and films without the authorisation of the relevant copyright owners.  Read the rest of this entry »