n Annual Survey of South African Law - Intellectual property law

Volume 2009, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-4605



The Supreme Court of Appeal dealt with copyright infringement in respect of works created by a number of authors in [2009] 4 All SA 307 (SCA). The executor of the estate of a well-known South African performer sued EMI for damages for copyright infringement. He claimed joint ownership of the copyright in a number of songs on which the performer had collaborated with other musicians.

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