Keyfresh IT Ltd v. Itech Information Technology Ltd [2018] EWHC 1337 (Ch)

Following the insolvency of ITechIT Limited, the Claimant acquired its assets, goodwill and name, including the copyright in a piece of proprietary software.  The Defendant was incorporated shortly afterwards and contacted the former clients of ITechIT Limited implying that it had inherited its business, amongst other things.  The court awarded the Claimant an interim injunction finding that there were serious issues to be tried in respect of passing off, copyright infringement and misuse of confidential information.

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