Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court

|Contempt of Court

Pursuant to paragraph 13 of Practice Direction: Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court

In relation to Claim No HC-2013-000201 on Friday 26 June 2015 at the High Court, Chancery Division, Royal Courts of Justice, London, I, Mr Justice Nugee, sentenced Dr Guang Sheng Jiang to an immediate custodial sentence of 12 months and a further immediate custodial sentence of 4 months (to be served concurrently) for contempt of court. The basis of those sentences was that (i) in breach of an order of Mrs Justice Rose dated 18 December 2013 Dr Jiang failed to deliver up his laptop computer, delivering instead another laptop which was not that used by him and (ii) in breach of an order of Mrs Justice Asplin dated 16 October 2013 Dr Jiang failed to identify all the computer storage systems on which he had stored copies of the Claimant’s technical drawings.