Home Industry News Damages award proves golden for Spandau Ballet
Recently there has been an increase in the number of damages hearings in the UK. The trend continues with a recent High Court case (Reformation Publishing v Cruiseco Limited  EWHC 2761 (Ch)) where the band Spandau Ballet’s management company sought compensation for unauthorised use of their copyright against a company using two of their most famous songs (“True” and “Gold”) in marketing material. The Claimant owns the publishing rights in the music under a separate agreement with Gary Kemp, who was the author.
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