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Chambers of Alastair Wilson QC and Roger Wyand QC

5 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RJ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7404 0404
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Fax 020 7404 0505
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16 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.hogarthchambers.com

Gwilym Harbottle

Tel:
Work 020 7404 0404
Email:
Hogarth Chambers (Chambers of Alastair Wilson QC and Roger Wyand QC)

Position

Specialist in intellectual property work, particularly copyright, performers’ rights, design right, passing off, trade marks and confidential information. Cases of note include Thames & Hudson v Design and Artists Copyright Society [1995] FSR 153; Guild v Eskandar [2003] FSR 3; Bamgboye v Reed [2004] EMLR 5; PPL v Reader [2005] FSR 42 (additional damages for copyright infringement); Notts CC v Woolworths plc [2007] FSR 19; PRS v Burns [2012] EWHC 221 (Ch) (additional damages); Orion Publishing v Novel [2012] EWHC 1951 (Ch) (audit clauses in publishing agreements) and Henderson v All Around the World [2013] FSR 42 and [2014] EWHC 3087 (IPEC) (performers’ rights). Also specialist in Chancery work with a commercial and property emphasis. Cases include Dunkin’ Donuts Inc v DDUK (franchise agreement); Secretary of State for the Environment v Baylis (2000) EG 92 (highways); Smith v Garrard 17/11/04 CA (restrictive covenants); Heavy Duty Parts Ltd v Anelay [2004] BPIR 729 (evidence in insolvency appeals); Musawi v RE International (UK) Ltd [2008] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 326 (arbitration); Hanchett-Stamford v AG [2009] Ch 173 (unincorporated associations); National Westminster Bank PLC v Kapoor [2012] 1 All ER 1201 (individual voluntary arrangements).

Career

Called 1987; Lincoln’s Inn; publications: joint editor, ‘Copinger on Copyright’ (16th ed); several articles for specialist journals on IP matters.

Member

Intellectual Property Bar Association; BLACA; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

The Leys School, Cambridge; Wadham College, Oxford (1985 BA Hons); the City University (1986 Dip Law); Inns of Court School of Law (1987 Bar Finals).

Leisure

Literature, art, fell walking.


London Bar

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – Leading juniors

Gwilym Harbottle - Hogarth ChambersHe is intelligent, approachable and commercial, with a good eye for detail.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading juniors

Gwilym Harbottle - Hogarth ChambersHe is client friendly and clever (without being flashy).

Within: Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Hogarth Chambersis often involved in the latest cutting edge cases’ and acts in cases across the music industry, publishing, film and television. Its barristers attract praise as being ‘impressive and keen to help you deliver the best possible service for your clients’. Work highlights include Gwilym Harbottle’s instruction in Hook v Sumner and Morris – a dispute between band members to the use of the band name ‘New Order’ – and Andrew Norris’ representation of the BBC in a copyright, passing off and trade mark dispute over the use of Grand Theft Auto game footage and the GTA name in a feature film broadcast.

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