Interview: Brett Wilson v Persons Unknown, corporate defamation claims and claims against anonymous third parties

11 10 2015

Brett WilsonDoes Brett Wilson LLP v Persons Unknown highlight how courts should approach anonymity in online cases? Iain Wilson, partner at Brett Wilson LLP, explains that the judgment shows courts recognise the harm that anonymous online publishers can cause and are thus prepared to deal with such cases in a robust and proportionate mannerBrett Wilson LLP partner Iain Wilson is interviewed by Susan Ghaiwal.  This article was first published on Lexis® PSL IP&IT on 24 September 2015.
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The Defamation Act 2013: Corporate claimants and causation, a debate – Peter Coe

10 02 2014

PCoe_t175This post follows on from my Inforrm post on 22 January (Defamation Act 2013: The value of corporate reputation), which considered the difficulties corporate claimants may face in establishing serious harm by demonstrating serious financial loss, pursuant to sections1(1) and 1(2) of the Defamation Act 2013. Read the rest of this entry »