Public Domain in UK Law

  • EPI Environmental Technologies Inc. and Another v Symphony Plastic Technologies Plc and Another
    • Chancery Division
    • 21 Dic 2004
    ...... and the information contained therein inadvertently coming into the public domain. Accordingly, I made an order that the trial should proceed in ......
  • Fullam v Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 Mar 1977
    ......The essence of libel is the publication of written words to a person or persons by whom they would be reasonably ..., secondly, that the extrinsic facts relied on are within the public domain, being matters of public record and of cannon knowledge, one may infer, ......
  • Hilton v Barker Booth & Eastwood (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 03 Feb 2005
    ......I doubt whether a fact that is a matter of public record, such as a bankruptcy or a criminal conviction, can justify such a ... of Mr Bromage's bankruptcy and convictions although "in the public domain and in that sense … not confidential information" were information which ......
  • Cooper-Hohn v Hohn
    • Family Division
    • 07 Jul 2014
    ...... and until the press have secured the court's permission to make public such aspects of the proceedings as they might wish to publish (the ... the case were by then, to a significant extent, within the public domain as a result of its recent journey to the Court of Appeal. It appears that ......
  • Macris v Financial Conduct Authority
    • Supreme Court
    • 22 Mar 2017
    ...... considered (para 53) that the evidence adduced by Mr Macris and publicly available material such as the US Senate Committee report entitled the ... concerned but simply whether there is information in the public domain that incontrovertibly links the description in the Final Notice" to, in ......
  • AF ( “Warlords/commanders”- evidence expected)
    • Immigration Appeals Tribunal
    • 15 Oct 2004
    ...... bear in mind that there is a great deal more information in the public domain about Kabul, which is also the point of return, than about areas ......
  • Re B (Children)
    • Family Division
    • 18 Feb 2008
    ...... At that stage neither the family nor the local authority had been publicly identified. . 2 As set out in that judgment the ... or the use the media make of all the information in the public domain, including all the matters referred to in the judgment of 16 August 2004. ......
  • Alastair Brett v The Solicitors Regulation Authority
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 11 Set 2014
    ...... come in to conflict, the factor determining precedence must be the public interest, and especially the public interest in the administration of ... information could be obtained through information in the public domain. . 20 PF told Mr Brett that he thought that he ......
  • Dr Ali Mahmoud Hassan Mohamed v Mr Abdulmagid Breish
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 14 Feb 2019
    ...... is determined by reference to principles of English law rooted in public policy that are independent of the nature or governing law of any wider ... purposes of the Applications that which was already in the public domain, and in the plain knowledge and expectation that the letter, although ......
  • R (Robertson) v First Secretary of State
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 21 Jul 2003
    ...... maintain two registers – the full register (which is open to public inspection and copies of which are available by purchase or otherwise to ......
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