Falcon v Famous Players Film Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1926
Year1926
CourtCourt of Appeal
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  • C.B.S. Songs Ltd v Amstrad Consumer Electronics Plc
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 12 May 1988
    ...man had 'authorised' the printing and publication." 29The object of the sale, namely publication, was bound to infringe. In Falcon v. Famous Players Film Co. [1926] 2 K.B. 474, the defendants hired to a cinema a film based on the plaintiff's play. It was held that the defendants infringed ......
  • CCH Canadian Ltd. et al. v. Law Society of Upper Canada, (2002) 289 N.R. 1 (FCA)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Federal Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • 14 May 2002
    ...Authors & Publishers Association of Canada Ltd., [1953] 2 S.C.R. 182, dist. [paras. 105, 262]. Falcon v. Famous Players Film Co., [1926] 2 K.B. 474 (C.A.), refd to. [para. de Tervagne v. Beloeil (Town) (1993), 65 F.T.R. 247; 50 C.P.R.(3d) 419 (T.D.), dist. [para. 107]. C.B.S. Songs Ltd.......
  • Edward Walsh and Another v County Council for County of Sligo
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 11 November 2013
    ...District Council [1899] 1 Ch 241; Dublin County Council South v Balfe Ltd (Unrep, Costello J, 3/1/1995); Falcon v Famous Players Film Co [1926] 2 KB 474; Smith v Wilson [1903] IR 45; Dawes v Hawkins (1860) 8 CB (NS) 848; London Transport Board v Moscrop [1942] AC 332; Hue v Whiteley [1929] ......
  • House of Spring Gardens Ltd v Point Blank Ltd
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 11 January 1985
    ...[1957] R.P.C. 207. 31 Olympia Productions Ltd. v. Olympia Theatres Ltd. [1981] I.L.R.M. 424. 32 Falcon v. Famous Players Film Co. Ltd. [1926] 2 K.B. 474. 33 A. & M. Records Inc. v. Audio Magnetics Incorporated (U.K.) Ltd.[1979] F.S.R. 1. 34 Northern Bank v. Charlton [1979] I.R. 180. 35 Benm......
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  • REVISITING AUTHORISATION LIABILITY IN COPYRIGHT LAW
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2012, December 2012
    • 1 December 2012
    ...approve or countenance an infringing use of their model and I respectfully agree with Atkin LJ [in Falcon v Famous Players Film Co[1926] 2 KB 474 at 499] … that in the context of the Copyright Act 1956 an authorisation means a grant or purported grant, which may be express or implied, of th......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Telecommunications Law
    • 6 September 2011
    ...141 F.T.R. 240, 81 C.P.R. (3d) 345, [1997] F.C.J. No. 1563 (C.A.) ............................ 86 Falcon v. Famous Players Film Co., [1926] 2 K.B. 474, 95 L.J.K.B. 148 ....... 218 Famous Music Corp. v. Seeco Records, Inc., 201 F. Supp. 560 (S.D.N.Y. 1961) .........................................
  • NET EFFECT COPYRIGHT CONUNDRUM IN CYBERSPACE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1997, December 1997
    • 1 December 1997
    ...48 (13th ed.), para 8—93. 49 Singapore Copyright Act, s. 31(1); UK Copyright Act, s. 16(2). 50 See Falcon v Famous Players Film Co. [1926] 2 K.B.474. 51 See CBS Songs Ltd v Amstrad Consumer Electronics plc. [1988] A.C. 1013 (H.L.) 52 Per Whitford J. in C.B.S. Inc. v Ames Records & Tapes Ltd......

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