Fisher v Brooker and another – WLR Daily

Posted August 3rd, 2009 in artistic works, copyright, delay, estoppel, law reports by sally

Fisher v Brooker and another [2009] UKHL 41; [2009] WLR (D) 274

“When a claimant did not, for almost 40 years, assert his right to a share of the copyright in intellectual property, his claim could not be defeated by the doctrines of estoppel or laches when the defendants had suffered no detriment by acting in reliance on the assumption that he had no claim but, on the contrary, had derived a financial benefit far outweighing any detriment resulting from the claimant’s delay.”

WLR Daily, 31st July 2009


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