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Account of Profits in United Kingdom

Definition of Account of Profits

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Account of Profits : A remedy that a claimant can claim as an alternative to damages in certain circumstances, e.g. in an action for breach of *copyright. A successful claimant is entitled to a sum equal to the monetary gain the defendant has made through wronging the claimant.

Concept of Account of Profits in IP Law

Lambert defined account of profits as follows: A remedy for infringement of an IPR. Assessment of the profits that a wrongdoer has gained from his or her wrongdoing.

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  • Article Name: Account of Profits
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Account of Profits In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Account of [...]

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