DJ Acquitted of Copyright Infringement Charge
11 August 2014
Slater and Gordon Criminal Defence Lawyer Shula de Jersey successfully represented a former disc jockey who had been accused of conspiracy to commit money laundering and distribution of articles infringing copyright.
The case concerned the sale of promotional CDs provided to our client in his capacity as a DJ.
Following a detailed analysis of the prosecution evidence we were able to successfully argue that the prosecution were not able to prove their case. This was on the basis that our client was lawfully in possession of the CDs which he sold. The CDs were therefore not criminal property.
There was no suggestion that the client had unlawfully copied the CDs and on a proper construction of the law and the evidence in this case, no offence had been committed.
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