Litigation (trade marks, copyright and designs)

Our lawyers advise clients on pre-litigation strategy and all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution relating trade marks, copyrights and designs.

If clients choose or are forced to litigate, our experience helps them achieve their objectives in:

 Looking for alternative dispute resolution? 

  • The UK High Court
  • The UK Intellectual Property Enterprise Court
  • "The Appointed Person"
  • The UK Court of Appeal
  • The UK Supreme Court
  • The General Court of the European Union
  • The Court of Justice of the European Union

Trade marks and passing off

We have considerable experience in brand matters. This includes conducting UK High Court trade mark infringement and passing off proceedings, and advising on brand protection strategies.

Our lawyers work on high-profile trade mark litigation and small disputes alike.

 Looking for trademark protection? 


We can:

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obtain urgent interim injunctive relief 

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defend clients against third parties' assertions of trade mark infringement

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seek to protect marks from third-party infringers

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seek to defend marks from challenges of others

Copyright and designs

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We bring and defend actions for infringement of designs and copyright in the UK courts ranging from high fashion to building materials. We are expert in the interaction between the registered/Unregistered UK and Community Design Rights, and their enforcement.

Looking for design protection?   
   Looking for copyright advice or protection?

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