Rage Against The Machine (RATM) would need to rely on the law of passing off

Posted: July 16, 2018

“They would need to persuade the court that Farage is deceiving members of the public into believing there is an association between his podcast and RATM, or that RATM endorsed Farage’s use of their name”, Jim Dennis explained, saying this seems “unlikely”.

Jim Dennis agreed that RATM may find it “sufficient” to distance the band from Farage publicly without the need to engage in court proceedings.

For the full article, “Rock band rages at Nigel Farage  podcast”, click here.

 

Jim Dennis, Partner, Simkins LLP