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Domain names - Trade marks - Registration of domain name with intent to use a protest site - No active use - UDRP - Order to transfer domain name to trade mark owner - Whether breach of registrant's rights under European Convention on Human Rights - Defamation - Malicious falsehood - Harassment - Wrongful threats - s.21, Trade Marks Act 1994
Copyright - Making available - ss.16(1)(d) & 20 Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 - Internet - Music - File-sharing - Peer-to-peer software - Ignorance of distribution - Summary judgment - Real prospect of success
Copyright - Limitation - Damages - Community Directive on copyright into national law - Consequential loss - Whether fresh claim each time loss suffered - Whether statute-barred - s.2 Limitation Act 1980 - Art 8(2) Council Directive 92/100/EEC