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Charlotte May QC named in WIPR Influential Women in IP 2019 list7 May 2019Charlotte May QC has recently been named as one of 80 influential women in the inaugral edition of World IP Review's Influential Women in IP 2019. The women featured represent some of the most prominent lawyers in the industry. 
Quentin Cregan accredited mediator4 May 2019 Quentin Cregan completed the Bar Council Accredited Mediator Training Foundation Course on 3 May 2019 and is now an accredited mediator
Charlotte May QC accredited mediator3 May 2019Charlotte May QC completed the Bar Council Accredited Mediator Training Foundation Course on 3 May 2019 and is now an accredited mediator. 
Daniel Alexander QC talk at CIPIL Seminar, University of Cambridge2 May 2019On 2nd May 2019, Daniel Alexander QC spoke at the University of Cambridge at a CIPIL Seminar: ‘Certainty and its Boundaries – Contemporary Issues in the Scope of Patent Protection’. The seminar examined some of the key theoretical issues relating to scope of protection of IP rights, drawing on examples from patents, registered designs, trade […]
Technetix BV v Teleste [2019] EWHC 928 (Pat)3 April 2019James Mellor QC appeared for the Defendant, Teleste, in this pre-trial review in a patent action. At the pre-trial review the Claimants, Technetix, made, inter alia, an unconditional application to amend their patent. The Claimants’ unconditional amendment sought to delete Claim 1 of the patent and to amend Claim 2 as a matter of form […]
Charlotte May QC discusses SPCs at the AIPPI SPC Event2 April 2019Charlotte May QC is a member of the panel discussing the recent developments on SPCs at the AIPPI SPC Event
Charlotte May QC speaks to the Inn Group20 March 2019Charlotte May QC spoke to the Inn Group on Trade Mark Specifications and the impact of recent cases such as Skykick, Fidelity and Pathway, 20 March 2019
Managing Intellectual Property IP Set of the Year 20197 March 20198 New Square was awarded IP Set of the Year 2019 at the Managing Intellectual Property Awards. The award was presented at a dinner hosted at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. 
PulseOn OY v Garmain (Europe)Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 13813 February 2019James Mellor QC and Maxwell Keay appeared for the Appellant, PulseOn, in their appeal against a finding that two registered community designs (RCDs) depicting aspects of design of heart monitor devices had not been infringed by the Respondents. The trial judge had found that the RCDs were valid but had not been infringed by the […]
Beauty Bay v Benefit Cosmetics [2019] EWHC 1150 (Ch)11 February 2019James Abrahams QC and Maxwell Keay appeared for the Claimants (Beauty Bay) while Jessie Bowhill appeared for the Defendant (Benefit). This was a claim for trade mark infringement and passing off relating to the marks “BEAUTY BAY” and “BEAUTYBAY”, registered in respect of cosmetics and retail services connected with cosmetics. The claim arose out of […]