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Regen Lab SA v Estar Medical and ors [2019] EWHC 63 (Pat)18 January 2019Andrew Lykiardopoulos QC appeared alongside Michael Conway and Tim Bamford of Collyer Bristow, for the Claimant (“Regen”), in this action concerning Regen’s patent for the preparation of platelet rich blood plasma (PRP). Regen claimed that that the patent was infringed by the Defendant’s PRP kits. The Defendants (“Estar”) denied infringement and counterclaimed for revocation, alleging […]
Lindsay Lane and Mark Chacksfield appointed Queens Counsel10 January 2019Chambers would like to congratulate Lindsay Lane and Mark Chacksfield on their recent appointment as Queens Counsel.
8 New Square named Legal 500 IP, IT and Media Set of the year 20193 January 2019
Adrian Speck QC named Legal 500 IP, IT and Media Silk of the year 20193 January 2019
8 New Square named Legal 500 IP, IT and Media Set of the year 20193 January 2019
Glaxo Group Ltd and Ors v Vectura Ltd [2018] EWHC 3414 (Pat)13 December 2018Andrew Lykiardopoulos QC, alongside Anna Edwards-Stuart of 11 South Square, appeared for the Defendant, the proprietor of five patents concerning both the manufacture of particles to be used in pharmaceutical compositions for inhalation and the compositions themselves. The Defendant alleged that the Claimants had infringed its patents by the manufacture and sale of certain dried […]
Dr Eleonora Rosati included in MIP29 November 2018Dr Eleonora Rosati, Door Tenant at 8 New Square and Associate Professor in IP Law at the University of Southampton, has been included in Managing Intellectual Property’s 2018 ‘The 50 Most Influential People in IP’ list. The list recognizes individuals who are shaping IP law, policy and business throughout the world. It has typically included […]
Copyright and the Court of Justice of the European Union – book launch February 201927 November 2018A new monograph by Dr Eleonora Rosati, a Door Tenant at 8 New Square, is currently in the process of publication with Oxford University Press and is due for release in February 2019. Copyright and the Court of Justice of the European Union focuses specifically on the role, action, and legacy of the CJEU in […]
Laddie, Prescott and Vitoria: The Modern Law of Copyright (5th Edition), published November 201822 November 2018When it was first published over 25 years ago, Hugh Laddie, Peter Prescott and Mary Vitoria’s work ’The Modern Law of Copyright’ set a new standard for legal textbooks with its unique style and approach. Ever since, Chambers has been proud to be associated with ‘LPV’ and keen to maintain its place as a leading […]
Warner Lambert v Generics (UK) t/a Mylan [2018] UKSC 5614 November 2018Adrian Speck QC, alongside Pushpinder Saini QC of Blackstone Chambers and Kathryn Pickard of 11 South Square, appeared for the Respondents in Warner-Lambert’s appeal to the Supreme Court regarding their Swiss-form patent for the drug pregabalin. The appeal raised important questions concerning the role of plausibility in the test for insufficiency and the determination of […]