Month: August 2007

UK continues to enjoy success in the global TV formats market

Recent research shows that the UK is still enjoying pre-eminence in the global format trade. In the comprehensive 2005 FRAPA/Screen Digest report “The Global Trade in Television Formats” the sheer volume of the trade in international formats was comprehensively analysed. These were the key points of the market overview section of the report: The global …   Read more

JK Rowling fails to prevent publication of son’s photograph

In a judgment handed down on Tuesday Mr Justice Patten refused an injunction preventing publication of a photograph of the four year old son of J K Rowling and her husband (Dr Neil Murray). The First Defendant was Express Newspapers and the Second Defendant (which defended the application) was Big Pictures Ltd (“BPL”), a well …   Read more