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  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  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  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 […]
Regen Lab SA v Estar Medical and ors  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.