Royalties in UK Law

  • Fisher v Brooker
    • House of Lords
    • 30 Jul 2009
    ......The judge rejected his claim for a share of the royalties that were obtained in respect of the work during the six years before the issue of proceedings, and Mr Fisher did not appeal against that decision. ......
  • Carson (Inspector of Taxes) v Cheyney's Executor
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Nov 1958
    ...... executor of a well known writer of detective fiction known as Peter Cheyney, is not assessable to income tax under Schedule D in respect of royalties which were received by him as such executor under contracts made by Peter Cheyney during his lifetime. . 2 I will summarise the ......
  • Sawyer v Atari Interactive Inc.
    • Chancery Division
    • 01 Nov 2005
    ......Gross turnover for the Atari Group for these games has been about $180 million and the gross royalties received by Mr Sawyer have been in the region of $30 million. . 8 Disputes have arisen in relation to the royalties which ......
  • Chappell & Company Ltd v Nestlé Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 18 Jun 1959
    ...... 19 of the Act that making any such contrivance should not be an infringement if the maker inter alia gave the prescribed notice and paid royalties calculated in accordance with the section in respect of all such contrivances sold by him. The provisions of this section are broadly similar to the ......
  • Tollemache Settled Estates Trustees v Coughtrie
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Feb 1961
    ...... made upon the Appellants under Schedule D of the Income Tax Act, 1952, for the year of assessment 1953-54 and concerns surface rent and royalties, received by the Appellants under a twenty-one year lease, granted by them in the year 1946, of certain land comprising a sand-pit. . 3 ......
  • Carson (Inspector of Taxes) v Cheyney's Executor
    • Court of Appeal
    • 21 Oct 1957
    ...... made upon him as sole surviving Executor of the Will of the late Mr Peter Cheyney, a well known Author of detective fiction, in respect of royalties received by the Respondent after Mr Cheyney's death under contracts with publishers made in his lifetime. . 3 Mr Cheyney died on ......
  • Tollemache Settled Estates Trustees v Coughtrie
    • Court of Appeal
    • 24 Mar 1960
    ...... LORD JUSTICE PEARCE . 2 This case concerns the assessment of certain royalties received by the taxpayers in respect of sandpits let by them. These royalties are admittedly covered by Section 175 of the Income Tax Act, 1952, and ......
  • Ocean Software Ltd v Kay
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 Ene 1992
    ...... of protecting the fruits of an action which the plaintiff proposed to bring against the defendants for the recovery of 50 per cent of royalties received by one or other of the defendants—in the event it has transpired it was the third defendant—in respect of a certain computer game called ......
  • Trinidad Home Developers Ltd (in Voluntary Liquidation) v IMH Investments Ltd
    • Privy Council
    • 08 Dic 2003
    ......The company agreed to pay a royalty of US$0.45 per square foot of concrete panel. The company duly paid the royalties until July 1985 and then stopped, leaving US$1,060, 954 outstanding. . . 2 On 23 June 1986 IMH issued a writ which (as amended) ......
  • (1) The Trademark Licensing Company Ltd (Claimants and Part 20 Defendants Respondents) (2) Lonsdale Sports Ltd v Leofelis SA (Defendant and Part 20 Claimant Appellant) (1) Punch GmbH, and Others (Third Parties Respondents)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 Jul 2012
    ......What has caused me most concern is the failure by the claimants to provide any real explanation as to why they were prepared to forego the royalties (of about €400,000) payable on sales into the SIA Territories of about €1.5 million if they truly believed and understood that SIA had an ......
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