Information Protection in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Michael Clifford v Millicom Services UK Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 January 2023
    Fair trial rights of all parties. Public interest for the duty of confidence. Principle of open justice. Common law
    ... ... restrict open justice by prohibiting the public disclosure of information deployed in the proceedings, where it is said that such disclosure would ... and public justice may be made: the interests of justice, the protection of a person's Convention rights, and the protection of confidentiality ... ...
  • Public Institution for Social Security v Al Wazzan and Others
    • King's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 05 May 2023
    Rules of international criminal mutual legal assistance as an abuse of right. Criminal proceedings. Disclosure order. Banking secrecy. Risk of prosecution
    ... ... restriction to be justified by a risk of undue transmission of information between a bank and a state (Russia) that had requested mutual assistance ... of its own citizens or of other persons who are under the protection of its laws .” In my view comity is capable of playing a freestanding ... ...
  • Interdigital Technology Corporation v Lenovo Group Ltd
    • Chancery Division (Patents Court)
    • 28 June 2023
    Public judgment. Third party licensees. Confidential information. Royalty rates. Unit rates
    ... ... Although InterDigital notified all those with an interest in information in the FRAND Judgment designated as confidential, some (about 10) did not ... to strike in my approach to redaction is between the continued protection of commercially sensitive information (in particular the rates and ... ...
  • J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd v Manitou UK Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 July 2023
    Common law open justice principle. Claimed invention. Confidential information. Trade secret
    ... ... at a public hearing on the ground that the documents contain information that is confidential to Manitou. The Claimant (“JCB”) cross-appeals ... and Council Directive 2016/943 /EU of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against ... ...
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