Month: May 2002

Eddie Irvine’s passing off damages

Following Eddie Irvine’s recent passing off victory over Talksport, a further judgment handed down by Mr Justice Laddie in the subsequent inquiry as to damages reveals that Irvine’s victory was a pyrrhic one – so pyrrhic that Talksport’s counsel was at one point told by the judge to knock the smile off his face! As …   Read more

House of Lords closes time limit loophole: Cave v Robinson Jarvis & Rolf

Last week the House of Lords overturned a line of previous court decisions which had established a major loophole in the six year statutory time limit which applied to most contract claims including royalty under-accounting claims. The normal time limit for such claims is 6 years but there are exceptions. One of these applies to …   Read more