DIGICEL & ORS. -V- CABLE & WIRELESS PLC & ORS.

April 15 2010

The High Court has dismissed a claim for conspiracy and breach of statutory duty brought by Digicel against Cable & Wireless plc, four of its Caribbean subsidiaries, and Telecommunications Services of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd, save for an award of nominal damages for a breach of contract that did not cause any loss. The claim, which was originally said to be for over £300 million, spanned...

BORIS ABRAMOVICH BEREZOVSKY -V- ROMAN ARKADIEVICH ABRAMOVICH

March 31 2010

Laurence Rabinowitz Q.C., Richard Gillis Q.C., Simon Colton, Sebastian Isaac and James Edelman appeared for Mr Berezovsky. The full text of the judgment is available here

GOOGLE FRANCE AND GOOGLE INC. ET AL V. LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER ET AL

March 23 2010

The Grand Chamber of The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has held, in a landmark Judgment, that Google has not infringed trade mark law by allowing advertisers to purchase keywords corresponding to their competitors’ trade marks.  Advertisers themselves, however, cannot, by using such keywords, arrange for Google to display ads which do not allow internet users easily to establish...

TULLETT PREBON PLC -V- BGC BROKERS LP AND ANR, ANTHONY NEIL VERRIER, SHAUN CARL EDGAR LYNN AND OTHERS

March 18 2010

The judgment, which relates only to liability and injunctive relief with damages still to be assessed, relates to inter dealer brokers and concerns an unlawful conspiracy by a competitor and its executives to induce employees of the claimant to leave the claimant's employment in breach of their contracts of employment based on an "early exit strategy" that involved the assertion of sham constructive...