What we've been up to
Acting in a patent infringement trial for client Atlas Elektronik GmbH (part of the same group as Airbus and European defence contractor EADS) against Saab regarding mine countermeasure devices.
Acting for DB Ashbourne Ltd (part of the Ethypharm Group) in trade mark litigation against a leading pharmaceutical parallel importer (Star Pharmaceuticals/DrugsRus) in connection with parallel imports of pharmaceuticals relabelled with the client’s trade mark VENLALIC.
Acting for a leading international manufacturer and distributor of motor accessories in respect of a threatened private prosecution by a competitor under the Patents Act 1977 for alleged false marking of a product as “patented”.
Advising Santander UK plc on intellectual property issues relating to Transport for London’s ‘Boris bikes’ scheme upon Santander taking over sponsorship of ‘Boris Bikes’ from Barclays Bank.
Acting in a patent infringement trial for client HellermannTyton against Tyco (one of the world’s biggest telecoms cable suppliers (US$12 billion annual turnover)) in proceedings relating to structured cabling systems. This was settled the day before the trial was due to start.
Acting in a trade mark infringement trial for client Red Legal Limited in an action brought against them by Redd Solicitors LLP.
Acting in a patent infringement trial for client Collingwood Lighting against Aurora Lighting regarding fire rated LED lighting systems.
Acting in a patent infringement dispute for client Vax (part of the world's biggest vacuum cleaner manufacturing group) against a competitor. The patent related to the design of carpet washing machines.
Acting in relation to commercial IP contract and trade mark ownership issues for client Whitworths Limited (the well known baking ingredients company) against a licensee.
Acting in a trade mark infringement dispute for client Vibram SpA (manufacturers of footwear and walking boot soles) in relation to a trade mark infringement claim brought by a trade mark owner.
Acting in a trade mark infringement dispute for client Glenmuir (owners of the famous GLENMUIR golfing apparel company) in relation to a claim brought by a trade mark owner.