James Mellor QCJames Mellor QC was called to the Bar in 1986, having emerged from two periods at King’s College, Cambridge studying Engineering and then Law (1st). As an engineer he worked in the UK and in many countries abroad. James has a wide-ranging practice covering all areas of IP but also contract cases with an IP […]
John Baldwin QCHe specialises in every aspect of intellectual property, including patents, trade marks (including comparative advertising), copyrights, licensing, confidential information, passing off, design rights and malicious falsehood. John is considered “as good as it gets” where copyright cases are concerned. He is extremely experienced in pharmaceutical sector patent disputes, supported by his doctorate in agricultural science, and […]
Martin Howe QCMartin has a particular expertise in heavy technological cases, such as the internet, computers and IT, broadcasting and telecommunications technology, and biotech and pharmaceuticals: for details of his cases in these fields, see sections on Patents and on Copyright. He has successfully concluded the major action Glaxo v Sandoz which involved two hearings in the […]
Daniel Alexander QCHe has been lead counsel in a number of defining cases in electronics, pharmaceuticals, biophysics and biotechnology, as well as some of the leading trade mark and media disputes. Daniel has a broad practice, focussing on intellectual property but extending to contractual cases, IT, media/entertainment law and a range of international disputes. He is rated […]
Michael Tappin QCHe is widely acclaimed for his technical abilities and legal analysis, as well as for his advocacy skills and paperwork. He has appeared in many of the leading patent cases of the past 15 years and regularly handles cases in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech fields, as well as in engineering and telecoms.