Passing Off

Passing Off

by David Young Qc




The law of passing off seeks to prevent a business or individual from taking unfair advantage of another's reputation by falsely representing products or businesses as their own. This book provides a thorough treatment of this area of law. It analyzes damage or injury to goodwill, imitation of get-up of goods, imitation of name of business or profession and interlocutory relief. Highlights include: a clear and thorough treatment of the tort of passing off with expanded sections on EC-related developments

covering implications of "reverse passing off" following the Halifax Insurance case

new case law and legal developments are incorporated into the text

and an expanded practice chapter includes sample pleadings, terms of settlement and checklists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780752000336
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell, Ltd.
Publication date: 12/12/1994
Series: Commercial Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

The Principle of the Law
Probability of Deception
Damage or Injury to Goodwill
Imitation of Get-up of Goods
Imitation of Name of Business or Profession
Other representations as to Business or Products
Interlocutory Relief

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