Copyright Infringement

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JDW threatens legal action over meal deal copyright

By Mark Wingett

JD Wetherspoon has threatened to take legal action against competitors including Stonegate, Greene King, Whitbread and Mitchells & Butlers over meal deals which it says are infringing its copyright.

A judge has ruled that only Sky and BT are allowed to show Premier League football matches in pubs

The cost of Premier League copyright violation

By Poppleston Allen

There is a saying that lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but if you are one of those premises showing Premier League matches on a Saturday afternoon using a satellite device not provided by Sky or BT you might be inclined to disagree.

Sky has won its first copyright case in Scotland

Sky victory in first Scottish copyright case

By Michelle Perrett

Sky has won its first legal case for copyright infringement in Scotland against Mark Daly, designated premises manager of Old College Bar (219 High Street, Glasgow) who was ordered to pay over £10,000 for showing Sky Sports without a viewing agreement.

Copyright breaches led to jail

Scam-hit pubs get jukebox go-ahead

By John Harrington

Pubs supplied by rogue jukebox firm Access All Areas — whose directors were jailed last week — are now able to play music legally. The 200 or so...