Month: March 2006

Tesco defeats novel domain name scheme: Tesco Stores Ltd v Elogicom Ltd

Tesco contracted with an internet firm to manage third party websites (affiliates) in order to increase their internet sales. Under this system affiliates earn commission based on sales on Tesco’s websites by the traffic driven there by the affiliate. The defendant company, Elogicom Ltd, contracted to be an affiliate and, as part of the process, …   Read more

Hungarian Court confirms copyright protection for radio programme format

The Hungarian Supreme Court has upheld a claim to protect the format of a light entertainment radio show called “Cappuccino”.  The copy of the judgment that was released was anonymised, so we are unable to give details of the parties. Cappuccino was an entertainment programme “primarily aimed at entertaining and cheering up the audience in …   Read more