Saltman Engineering Company Ltd v Campbell Engineering Company Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1948
Date1948
Year1948
CourtCourt of Appeal
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  • Does the law recognise the 'confidential information' contained in a database?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 7 February 2014
    ...RPC 41 in the United Kingdom, and A B Consolidated Ltd v Europe Strength Food Co Pty Ltd [1978] 2 NZLR 515 (CA) in New Zealand. 47(1948) 65 RPC 203 at 215 48Per Megarry J. in Coco v A. N. Clark (Engineers) Limited [1969] RPC 41 at 47 49[1996] EWHC Patents The content of this article is inte......
  • The ‘Law' On Trade Secrets
    • Malaysia
    • Mondaq Malaysia
    • 15 March 2016
    ...Pte Ltd, supra n 2 6 Certact Pte Ltd, supra n 2 7 Schmidt Scientific Sdn Bhd, supra n 3 8 Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell [1963] 3 All ER 413 at 415; Worldwide Rota Dies Sdn Bhd, supra n 3. The High Court grounds of judgment may also be viewed here: http://www.kehakiman.gov.my/directo......
  • Types Of Intellectual Property Protection For Inventions And Granting Procedure
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 17 March 2017
    ...non-disclosure agreements may include such terms). Pursuant to the English common law (Coco v Clark (1969) RPC 41; Saltman v Campbell [1963] 3 All ER 413; BBC v HarperCollins [2010] EWHC 2424 (Ch)), it is a tort to use in an unauthorised manner, to the detriment of the originating party, in......
  • Protecting IT with IP
    • New Zealand
    • Mondaq New Zealand
    • 16 January 2009
    ...any contract on the basis of an independent equitable principle of confidence: Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd (1948) 65 RPC 203..." Broadly speaking, the scope of the obligations in equity are same as those those in contract. However, some leading authorities have ......
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  • Trade Secrets' Under New Zealand Law
    • New Zealand
    • Canterbury Law Review No. 22-2016, January 2016
    • 1 January 2016
    ...Competition (Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands, 2014) at 77-78. 41 See Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd (1948) 65 RPC 203 at 211: “the obligation to respect confidence is not limited to cases the parties are in a contractual relationship”. See also Duchess of......
  • REVISITING THE LAW OF CONFIDENCE IN SINGAPORE AND A PROPOSAL FOR A NEW TORT OF MISUSE OF PRIVATE INFORMATION
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2020, December 2020
    • 1 December 2020
    ...Pte Ltd v Hong Ying Ting [2020] 1 SLR 1130 at [3]. 117 I-Admin (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Hong Ying Ting [2020] 1 SLR 1130 at [45]. 118 (1948) 65 RPC 203 at 213: so long as a defendant uses “confidential information directly or indirectly obtained from a plaintiff, without [their express or impl......
  • Intellectual property
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume III - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...Ltd v UCI Logistics Ltd [2001] EWCA Civ 1613 at [29], per Mummery LJ. 126 Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd (1948) 65 RPC 203 at 215; Rapid Metal Developments (Australia) Pty Ltd v Anderson Formrite Pty Ltd [2005] WASC 255 at [127], per Johnson J. 127 Inline Logistics......
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    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law Society of Upper Canada Special Lectures 2012: Employment Law and the New Workplace in the Social Media Age
    • 18 June 2013
    ...Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd (1948), 65 RPC 203, [1963] 3 All ER 413 (CA)....................................... 327 Sanford Evans List Brokerage v Trauzzi (2000), 50 CCEL (2d) 105, [2000] CLLC para 210-020, 2000 CanLII 22741 (Ont SCJ) .................................
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