Public Domain in UK Law

  • Is 'Happy Birthday To You' Back In The Public Domain?
    • Mondaq UK
  • Works Of Art In Public Domain And Trade Mark Protection
    • Mondaq UK
  • High Court Ruling Helps Protect Confidentiality of Arbitral Awards
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The High Court recently held that a party was not free to disclose an arbitral award even though that award had already entered the public domain. Notably, the ruling may have significant implicati...
    ...... an arbitral award even though that award had already entered the public domain. Notably, the ruling may have significant implications for parties ......
  • Q v Secretary of State for Justice UKEAT 0120/19
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The EAT upheld an Employment Tribunal (ET) decision that the dismissal of a Probation Service Officer, on the ground that she failed to disclose that her child was subject to a Child Protection Pla...
    ...... disproportionate on the grounds that her conduct was not in the public domain and that it would not become public knowledge. The EAT concluded ......
  • World Online Gambling Law Report - September 2012
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Originally published in "World Online Gambling Law Report" in September 2012. 185 British Olympic and Paralympic medals (63 of them gold), the most British Olympic me...
    ......-r elated int egrity issue ap pears to ha ve made its way int o the public domain in re spect of the Olym pics or Paralymp ics. P erhaps this is a ......
  • Reacting to a CPO – what do you need to do?
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    In the second of our series on compulsory purchase, we turn to what you should do if your property is at risk of compulsory acquisition.
    ...... // Public Methods. , pageview: function (data) {. ......
  • Arbitration - UMS Holding v Great Station (High Court)
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... an arbitration award was (pursuant to the court's order) heard in public. The award was referred to during the hearing and in the judgment. The ... by another party in the proceedings not otherwise in the public domain, save to the extent that disclosure may be required .by legal duty..or to ......
  • ‘Happy Birthday' Settlement Terms Made Public
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... royalties for the remaining period of copyright protection; and a judicial declaration that the Happy Birthday lyrics are in the public domain. With the two most likely contenders for ownership of copyright in the lyrics agreeing to these terms, the settlement will no doubt be a welcome ......
  • FOISA Education Council Incorrectly Relies On Confidentiality Exemption
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... to ask for, and be given, any kind of recorded information from public authorities in Scotland. However, public authorities have the right to ... noted that a redacted version of the report was in the public domain, and although the interviewees' names were not provided outright, the ......
  • Weekly Tax Update - 6 February 2018
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... We have taken care to ensure the accuracy of this publication, which is based on material in the public domain at the time of issue. ......
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