Intellectual Property Law

Uganda Performing Rights Society v Mega Standard Supermarket (MISC APPL No. NO 1042 OF 2015) [2016] UGCOMMC 84 (6 May 2016);


Search Summary: 

This was an ex parte application in which the application sought for an Anton Pillar Order against the respondent.


The grounds for the application were that, the applicant had a strong prima facie case in the main suit to which the respondent was possessed with vital materials relevant to the main case, which material could have been destroyed so as to defeat the ends of justice.


The applicant further prayed to be allowed to enter upon the respondent’s premises to search for and seize any copyright infringing material.


Headnote and Holding: 

From the evidence that was before court, it was found that the applicant had a strong prima facie case, that there was threat of damage that was yet to be done to the infringing material.


Accordingly, the order was granted.


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