Gray v Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 1720
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Confidentiality Agreements; Philosophical Belief; Discrimination

The claimant appealed against a decision that her belief that there was a human or moral right to own the copyright of her creative works, except when the creative work is produced on behalf of the employer, was not a philosophical belief under Section 10(2) of the Equality Act 2010 covering religious discrimination.

The claimant was employed by the respondent fashion company.  She had access before particular items were launched and was dismissed after her refusal to sign a confidentiality agreement.  This led to respondent to believe that she intended to copy the products.  The claimant was worried that the confidentiality agreement would extend to her artistic work as a

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This article is correct at 12/11/2019

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