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R v Hitendra Patel [2009] EWCA Crim 231112 November 2009Martin Howe QC appeared (assisting criminal leader Orlando Pownall QC) in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) to argue the points of EU law which arose on the appeal of Hitendra Patel against his conviction for placing a medicinal product on the market without a marketing authorisation. The regulations which created the offence were made […]
Madonna v Associated Newspapers1 October 2009The Mail on Sunday published photographs of Madonna’s wedding to Guy Ritchie thereby infringing both her rights of privacy and her rights in copyright and also selling a lot of newspapers. The issue was the amount of compensation the newspaper should pay. The case settled with the payment of a very substantial sum to one […]
3rd Six Pupillage Available October 20093 August 20098 New Square is a specialist set practicing in the field of intellectual property and related areas. The core areas are patents, copyright, trade marks, designs, passing off and confidential information. In addition, members of Chambers cover associated areas including IT, Internet law, data protection law, European law, Media and Entertainment and administrative law (principally […]
Wake Forest v Smith & Nephew [2009] EWCA Civ 84831 July 2009Revocation of Patent for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. James Mellor and Andrew Lykiardopoulos acted for the appellants and Daniel Alexander QC and James Abrahams acted for the respondents  
Wake Forest v Smith & Nephew [2009] EWCA Civ 84831 July 2009Revocation of Patent for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. James Mellor and Andrew Lykiardopoulos acted for the appellants and Daniel Alexander QC and James Abrahams acted for the respondents  
Bambino Mio Ltd v Cazitex NV [2009] EWCA Civ 92229 July 2009This action involved a claim for Section 10(2) TMA 1994 trade mark infringement in relation to the Defendant’s, Cazitex’s, reusable nappies. The UK trade mark (registered for inter alia nappies) in issue was ‘Bambino Mio’, the potentially infringing mark ‘Bambineo’. After the High Court trial the claim was dismissed, the Judge finding in favour of […]
Isabel Jamal joins 8 New Square29 July 20098 New Square is pleased to announce that Isabel Jamal will join chambers on the completion of her pupillage on 1st October 09. During her pupillage Isabel has sat with Michael Tappin QC, James St. Ville, Charlotte May, Tom Moody-Stuart and James Abrahams. Isabel has a Masters degree in Physics and Philosophy from St Hilda’s […]
Bambino Mio Ltd v Cazitex NV [2009] EWCA Civ 92229 July 2009This action involved a claim for Section 10(2) TMA 1994 trade mark infringement in relation to the Defendant’s, Cazitex’s, reusable nappies. The UK trade mark (registered for inter alia nappies) in issue was ‘Bambino Mio’, the potentially infringing mark ‘Bambineo’. After the High Court trial the claim was dismissed, the Judge finding in favour of […]
Whirlpool Corp. and another v Kenwood Limited [2009] EWCA Civ 75323 July 2009Represented by members of chambers on both sides, this action is of great importance in the context of the alleged infringement of three dimensional trade marks by the shape of goods. The action involved allegations of trade mark infringement and passing off in relation to a new Kenwood food mixer, the “kMix”, brought by the […]
Whirlpool Corp. and another v Kenwood Limited [2009] EWCA Civ 75323 July 2009Represented by members of chambers on both sides, this action is of great importance in the context of the alleged infringement of three dimensional trade marks by the shape of goods. The action involved allegations of trade mark infringement and passing off in relation to a new Kenwood food mixer, the “kMix”, brought by the […]