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contributory

adjective accessory, additional, assisting, auxiliary, beneficial, conducive, contributing, determining, helpful, helping, influential, instrumental, lending assistance, salutary, secondary, tributary, useful
Associated concepts: contributory cause, contributory negliience
See also: ancillary, beneficial, donative, gratuitous, instrumental, subservient

contributory

in company law, a member or former member of a company liable to contribute to the assets on the winding-up of the company.
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69) To be contributorily liable for copyright infringement, one must have knowledge of the infringing activity, and materially contribute to it.
The plaintiff cannot be held responsible (or, legally speaking, contributorily negligent) for a pre-existing condition beyond her control, even if it exacerbates the damage.
56) Is the phrase "each person causing or contributing to the total liability" (57) intended to apply to all parties, including contributorily negligent plaintiffs, or only to liable defendants that are otherwise jointly and severally responsible for the judgment?
42) Under the "safe harbor", an ISP can avoid being shut down by court order for copyright infringement and immune from paying money damages even if found vicariously or contributorily liable for copyright infringement.
The three member bench agreed with the defendants that the trial judge was wrong in not finding that Margaret MacCabe was contributorily negligent .
Finally, the Court analogized the copyright issue of contributory infringement presented to patent law, finding that articles or commodities suitable for substantial noninfringing use do not contributorily infringe.
Whether or not the patient was contributorily negligent in causing his injuries was inadmissible in evidence in this medical malpractice suit.
It represents a positive contribution to existing case law and marks the first time statutory damages have been awarded against those found contributorily liable for trademark infringement.
They also found Plaintiff Inger Budke to be contributorily negligent.
is contributorily negligent, as well as some exceptions that I discuss
Since the plaintiff was not warned of the stroke risk of oral contraceptives or the heightened risk in smokers, it is unlikely she will be found to be contributorily negligent.