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Donvand Limited v Ozaltun Otelcilik Turizm Ve Ticaret Ltd Sti and Others18 July 2010Daniel Alexander QC acted for the claimant, one of the leading UK travel intermediary companies and Mark Platts Mills QC and Jessie Bowhill acted for the defendants in a substantial international trade mark dispute principally relating to the gta brand in the travel industry. The case came to trial before Floyd J in the High […]
Donvand Limited v Ozaltun Otelcilik Turizm Ve Ticaret Ltd Sti and Others18 July 2010Daniel Alexander QC acted for the claimant, one of the leading UK travel intermediary companies and Mark Platts Mills QC and Jessie Bowhill acted for the defendants in a substantial international trade mark dispute principally relating to the gta brand in the travel industry. The case came to trial before Floyd J in the High […]
Simplifying Dose Regimens – new clarity in patenting procedures13 July 2010Scrip Pharma Law
Appointment of Sir Hugh Laddie Chair at UCL30 June 2010It was announced in June that Sir Robin Jacob, a former head of Chambers, would be the first holder of the Sir Hugh Laddie Chair of Intellectual Property Law at UCL (a Chair supported by many contributions from business, the legal profession and elsewhere including members of chambers), upon his retirement from the Court of […]
Siemens v Seagate (High Court of Northern Ireland, 2010)16 June 2010Patent for a Magnetoresistive Sensor asserted against read/write heads used in disk drives. James Mellor QC led James Whyte. Awaiting judgment as of May 2011
Siemens v Seagate (High Court of Northern Ireland, 2010)16 June 2010Patent for a Magnetoresistive Sensor asserted against read/write heads used in disk drives. James Mellor QC led James Whyte. Awaiting judgment as of May 2011
Kerr v. Lawrence Shaw [2010] EWHC 585 (Ch)19 March 2010This was a claim by Mr Kerr against his former patent agents, whom were represented by Mark Chacksfield, in which the Claimant alleged that he should have obtained valuable patent rights in Canada. The trial covered a huge range of issues, from the scope of the retainer, breach, causation and damage, and included expert evidence […]
Kerr v. Lawrence Shaw [2010] EWHC 585 (Ch)19 March 2010This was a claim by Mr Kerr against his former patent agents, whom were represented by Mark Chacksfield, in which the Claimant alleged that he should have obtained valuable patent rights in Canada. The trial covered a huge range of issues, from the scope of the retainer, breach, causation and damage, and included expert evidence […]
BMS Computer Solutions v AB Agri [2010] EWHC 464 (Ch)10 March 2010Jonathan Hill acted as junior counsel for the claimant in their successful application for summary judgment on their claim for wrongful termination of breach of a software licence agreement in respect of animal feed mill management software and for infringement of copyright in that software. Sales J had to consider whether a ‘perpetual’ licence was […]
BMS Computer Solutions v AB Agri [2010] EWHC 464 (Ch)10 March 2010Jonathan Hill acted as junior counsel for the claimant in their successful application for summary judgment on their claim for wrongful termination of breach of a software licence agreement in respect of animal feed mill management software and for infringement of copyright in that software. Sales J had to consider whether a ‘perpetual’ licence was […]