Henry Ward

CALL: 2000
With extensive experience of all major IP practice areas, Henry brings a commercial and no-nonsense approach to litigation.

Henry’s practice covers many aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, copyright and designs, trade marks and confidential information. His background is in engineering, and particularly civil, mechanical, petroleum and offshore engineering, but he deals with a wide range of technical subject matter. Henry’s practice has covered almost all areas of both “hard” and “soft” IP cases – from biotech and electronic patents cases to reality TV disputes. He has appeared in all UK forums up to and including the Court of Appeal, and has experience of the Supreme Court and the European Patent Office both in the Opposition Division and the Technical Board of Appeal. He has also advised on and represented clients at numerous mediations and a recent major arbitration.

  • Experience

    Patents & SPCs

    Trade marks & Brands

    • GNIC v NBTY [2018] EWCA Civ 1586: trade mark licensing dispute about health and wellness products and sports nutrition branding.
    • Doosan v Babcock [2013] EWHC 1364 (Ch): trade mark licensing dispute about nuclear power station services.
    • Flynn Pharma v DrugsRUs: Parallel import case about the importation of branded generics.

    Design Rights

    • Cantel v Arc [2018] EWHC 345 (Pat): registered and unregistered design right in colonscopy scope covers.
    • Neptune v DeVol [2017] EWHC 2172: registered and unregistered design right in kitchen designs.
    • Sealed Air v Sharpak [2013] EWPCC 23: registered and unregistered design rights in fruit punnets.

    Arbitration & Mediation

    • Luxi v Dow (2017): major international arbitration about confidential information relating to chemical plants .
  • Education & awards
    • BA Hons
    • MA
    • MEng- Engineering, Emmanuel College, Cambridge

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