Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism

Published in M. Richardson and S. Ricketson (eds) Research Handbook on Intellectual Property in Media and Entertainment (Edward Elgar, 2017), ch 15.

King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-44

18 Pages Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last revised: 18 Apr 2017

Date Written: September 16, 2016

Abstract

This chapter examines how confidential information and trade secrets is used to combat privacy intrusions by tabloid media. It examines the genesis and scope of the English tort of misuse of private information, the extent to which this action overlaps with breach of confidence and the impact of trade secret protection on privacy.

Keywords: privacy, breach of confidence, trade secrets

Suggested Citation

Aplin, Tanya F., Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism (September 16, 2016). Published in M. Richardson and S. Ricketson (eds) Research Handbook on Intellectual Property in Media and Entertainment (Edward Elgar, 2017), ch 15.; King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-44. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2839866 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2839866

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