Information Technology and Data Protection in UK Law

  • American Cyanamid Company v Ethicon Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 10 Feb 1975,10 Feb 1975
    ...... and could not be done by giving information in his specification, then I think the patentee ... of a United States application for protection for the same invention. That application was made ... conditions resulting from advances in technology and the sciences. That policy was to provide a ......
  • R (Daly) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 23 May 2001
    ...... the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms , and ... presupposes the existence of facts or information which would satisfy an objective observer that ......
  • Attorney General v Guardian Newspapers Ltd and Others (No. 2)
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Oct 1988
    ...... secrets and confidential political information. In the meantime Spycatcher had on 14 July 1987 ... article 10 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms ......
  • Campbell v MGN Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 06 May 2004,06 May 2004
    ......The source of the newspaper's information was either an associate of Miss Campbell or a ... of confidence and compensation under the Data Protection Act 1998. The article of 7 February ......
  • Aerotel Ltd v Telco Holdings Ltd; Macrossan's Patent Application (No.0314464.9)
    • Court of Appeal
    • 27 Oct 2006
    ......; (d) presentations of information. (3) The provisions of paragraph 2 shall ... iii) Some categories are given protection by other intellectual property laws. Most ... "Today, we hold that the transformation of data, representing discrete dollar amounts by a ... or processes, in all fields of technology, provided that they are new, involve an inventive ......
  • D. (Married Woman) (Respondent) v National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (Appellants)
    • House of Lords
    • 02 Feb 1977
    ...... the identity of persons who give them information that a child is being ill-treated or neglected. ... for the enforcement of laws for their protection; 3. To provide and maintain an ......
  • Youview TV Ltd v Total Ltd
    • Chancery Division
    • 09 Nov 2012
    ...... of goods: Class 09: Database programs and Databases. Class 35: sion of commercial business information by means of a computer database; computerised ......
  • Bolkiah (Prince Jefri) v KPMG (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 18 Dic 1999
    ...... duty not to communicate to others any information in his possession which is confidential to the ... the former client is entitled to the protection of the court if he can show that his solicitor ......
  • Faccenda Chicken Ltd v Fowler
    • Court of Appeal
    • 05 Dic 1985
    ...... has ceased any confidential information which he has obtained during his employment about ... would not be enforced unless the protection sought was reasonably necessary to protect a ......
  • Symbian Ltd v Comptroller General of Patents
    • Court of Appeal
    • 08 Oct 2008
    ......It concerns a method of accessing data in a dynamic link library in a computing device. ...; (d) the presentation of information; but the foregoing provision shall ... for any inventions, in all fields of technology, provided that they are new, involve an inventive ... on the one hand to exclude from patent protection such subject matter, while on the other hand ......
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