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Hubbard v Vosper

[1972] 2 Q.B. 84

Case summary last updated at 29/01/2020 17:47 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Hubbard v Vosper

D, a disenchanted member of Church of Scientology, publicly circulated bulletins sent by the church to its members. C, the author of those bulletins, sued for breach of copyright. Held:
·        See notes.
·        On facts, bulletins had already been widely circulated
Ø  thus D’s distribution of them was ‘fair dealing’

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