*Omnibill (Pty) Ltd v Egpsxxx Ltd (in liquidation) and another

Copyright – Infringement. The claimant company contended that the defendants had infringed its copyright by using images that it owned on the first defendant's website. The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, in allowing the claim, held that, on the evidence, the first defendant had been communicating reproductions of the claimant's artistic works to the public in the United Kingdom. On the case law, the actions of the second defendant, who owned the first defendant, amounted to an authorisation by him personally to his agent to carry out the infringing acts.

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