We reported previously (see here) on the first case of its kind under the newly expanded UK regime for competition damages claims, which involved an application by NCRQ Ltd to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) for an injunction restraining the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (“IOSH”) from continuing to abuse its dominant position by … Continue reading Settlement in case involving first interim injunction application in the CAT

A year ago, Olswang’s Litigation and Intellectual Property teams started The Injunctions Blog to monitor every significant judgment relating to injunctions. This has been another full year of such judgments, emanating from all areas of litigation including intellectual property, fraud, media, and arbitration, employment and harassment, all covered on our blog.  We have prepared a … Continue reading Injunctions: The top 10 cases of 2015

In Weller and others v Associated Newspapers Limited, the Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by Associated Newspapers Limited, publishers of the Mail Online website, against a finding of liability in the tort of misuse of private information arising from the unauthorised publication of unpixelated paparazzi photographs of Paul Weller’s children taken on a … Continue reading Appeal of injunction granted in Weller case refused

In the first case of its kind under the newly expanded UK regime for competition damages claims, on 22 December 2015, NCRQ Ltd applied to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) for an injunction restraining the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (“IOSH”) from continuing to abuse its dominant position. The application is made as part … Continue reading First interim injunction application in the Competition Appeal Tribunal

In One Money Mail Ltd v Ria Financial Services and another [2015] EWCA Civ 1084, the Court of Appeal helpfully restated the test for enforceability of pre-termination restraints of trade and concluded that a third-party competitor had tortiously induced breach of such a restraint. This agency dispute set in agricultural Herefordshire provided fertile ground for … Continue reading Court of Appeal restates test for enforceability of pre-termination restraints of trade and finds tortiously induced breach