Saltman Engineering Company Ltd v Campbell Engineering Company Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Judgment Date1948
Date1948
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4 firm's commentaries
  • Types Of Intellectual Property Protection For Inventions And Granting Procedure
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 17 Marzo 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......
  • Does the law recognise the 'confidential information' contained in a database?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 7 Febrero 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......
  • Protecting IT with IP
    • New Zealand
    • Mondaq New Zealand
    • 16 Enero 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 ......
  • Invention Protection: The Decision To Patent Or Rely On A Trade Secret
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 7 Agosto 2020
    ...Broadcasting Corporation v Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd (2001) 208 CLR 199. 4. Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd [1963] 3 All ER 413, 415 (Lord Green Attorney-General v Guardian Newspapers Ltd (No 2) [1990] 1 AC 109, 282. 6. Attorney-General v Guardian Newspapers Ltd (No ......
5 books & journal articles
  • Whither breach of confidence: a right of privacy for Australia?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 26 Nbr. 2, August 2002
    • 1 Agosto 2002
    ...the general standard of secrecy that applies under the equitable doctrine: see Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd (1948) 65 RPC 203, 213-15 (Lord Greene MR); Coco v A N Clark (Engineers) Ltd [1969] RPC 41, 46-8 (Megarry J) (the question is whether the information is `c......
  • Is Malaysia's MyKad the 'one card to rule them all'? The urgent need to develop a proper legal framework for the protection of personal information in Malaysia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 28 Nbr. 2, August 2004
    • 1 Agosto 2004
    ...common law: Ultra Dimension Sdn Bhd v Kook Wei Kuan [2004] CLJ 285, 289. (126) Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd (1948) 65 RPC 203, 215 (Lord Greene (127) Ibid; Coco v A N Clark (Engineers) Ltd [1969] RPC 41. (128) X v Y[1988] 2 All ER 648; G v Day [1982] 1 NSWLR 24. ......
  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW IN SINGAPORE: A GENERAL OVERVIEW1
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 1992, December 1992
    • 1 Diciembre 1992
    ...breach of confidence. The learned judge left this question open. 173 See Saltman Engineering Co. Ltd. v. Campbell Engineering Co. Ltd. (1948) 65 R.P.C. 203 at p. 215. 174 [1963] R.P.C. 41 at p. 43. 175 See [1969] R.P.C. 41 at p. 48. The learned judge did not define the meaning of the term “......
  • The Duty of Confidence Revisited: The protection of confidential information
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 39-2, September 2015
    • 1 Septiembre 2015
    ...third party’s liability is said to be secondary or derivative. For 20See, eg, Saltman Engineering Co Ltd v Campbell Engineering Co Ltd (1948) 65 RPC 203, 211, 215; Seager v Copydex [1967] RPC 349. 21[1969] RPC 41, 47; Corrs Pavey Whiting & Byrne v Collector of Customs (Vic) (1987) 14 FC......
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