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APAA seminar in Singapore20 August 2010Daniel Alexander has been invited by the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (“APAA) to give a seminar on current developments in EU and UK patent and trade mark law to its members in Singapore in November 2010. 
Judge Michael Fysh QC SC31 July 2010Our former Head of Chambers, Judge Michael Fysh QC SC retired from his full time position as Judge of the Patents County Court on 31st July 2010. Judge Fysh is expected to continue to sit at the Patents County Court as an additional Judge when required. Chambers congratulates Michael on an extremely successful tenure at […]
Specsavers v Asda [2010] EWHC 2035 (Ch)30 July 2010Claim for infringment of Specsavers marks used in Asda advertising. Adrian Speck  was instructed by Eversheds in the High Court with James Mellor QC leading in the forthcoming appeal.
Specsavers v Asda [2010] EWHC 2035 (Ch)30 July 2010Claim for infringment of Specsavers marks used in Asda advertising. Adrian Speck  was instructed by Eversheds in the High Court with James Mellor QC leading in the forthcoming appeal.
Grimme Landmaschinenfabrik Gmbh & Co. KG v Derek Scott (T/A Scotts Potato Machinery) [2011] F.S.R. 7)29 July 2010This was the appeal in a mechanical patent claim. Grimme, for whom Mark was the sole advocate in the Court of Appeal, was successful in appealing the first instance finding of partial invalidity, with the result the patent was held to be entirely valid and both directly and indirectly infringed. The appeal involved an detailed […]
Grimme Landmaschinenfabrik Gmbh & Co. KG v Derek Scott (T/A Scotts Potato Machinery) [2011] F.S.R. 7)29 July 2010This was the appeal in a mechanical patent claim. Grimme, for whom Mark was the sole advocate in the Court of Appeal, was successful in appealing the first instance finding of partial invalidity, with the result the patent was held to be entirely valid and both directly and indirectly infringed. The appeal involved an detailed […]
Nintendo v Playables [2010] EWHC 1932 (Ch)28 July 2010Martin Howe QC and Jonathan Hill acted for Nintendo in their successful application for summary judgment against a substantial dealer in devices used for circumventing the copyright protection measures used by Nintendo to protect Nintendo DS handheld games consoles and the games and storage media designed for use with them. Floyd J considered the application […]
Nintendo v Playables [2010] EWHC 1932 (Ch)28 July 2010Martin Howe QC and Jonathan Hill acted for Nintendo in their successful application for summary judgment against a substantial dealer in devices used for circumventing the copyright protection measures used by Nintendo to protect Nintendo DS handheld games consoles and the games and storage media designed for use with them. Floyd J considered the application […]
SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Limited [2010] EWHC 1829 (Ch)23 July 2010The Claimant (S) had developed an integrated set of analytical software programs (SAS) which enabled users to carry out a wide range of data processing and analysis tasks, by writing their own application programs in the SAS language. S’s customers over the years developed thousands of application programs written in the SAS language but they […]
SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Limited [2010] EWHC 1829 (Ch)23 July 2010The Claimant (S) had developed an integrated set of analytical software programs (SAS) which enabled users to carry out a wide range of data processing and analysis tasks, by writing their own application programs in the SAS language. S’s customers over the years developed thousands of application programs written in the SAS language but they […]