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Chambers of Iain Purvis QC

GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5EY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 1222
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Fax 020 7242 4282
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433 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.11southsquare.com

Benet Brandreth

Tel:
Work 020 7405 1222
Email:
11 South Square (Chambers of Iain Purvis QC)

Position

Barrister practising in all areas of intellectual property law, as well as contract disputes with a technical or entertainment law aspect. Benet has appeared at all levels of the appropriate courts from the Intellectual Property Office to the Court of Appeal and he regularly represents clients before the CJEU. Recent cases include:

Cartier International AG & Ors v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd & Ors [2016] EWCA Civ 658 (trade mark, ISP blocking);

Appeal to ECJ Nissan Jodosha Kabushiki Kaisha C-207/15 P (European Court of Justice, trade marks)

Nike Innovate CV v Intermar Simanto Application NO 2652113 JUMPMAN Opposition No 4400331 (Appointed Person Appeal, trade mark opposition)

Maier & Anor v Asos Plc & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 220 (trade mark passing off and revocation);

Jarden v SEB [2014] EWHC 445 (kitchen fryer patent);

Lambretta T-132/12 & T-51/12 (OHIM, trade mark revocation);

Merck KGaA v Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp [2014] EWHC 3867 (Ch) (trade mark, contract);

Weatherford Global Products v Hydropath Holdings Ltd [2014] EWHC 2725 (TCC) (breach of contract);

OHIM v National Lottery Commission (C-530/12P);

Cipriani v Fred 250 [2013] EWHC 70 (trade mark passing off);

Red Bull v Potters [2013] RPC 15 (trade mark revocation appeal);

Acamar v Microsoft [2012] EWHC 2682 (trade mark infringement);

Nestec SA v Dualit Ltd [2013] EWHC 923 (Pat) (coffee capsule patent);

National Lottery Commission v OHIM (T-404/10) (European trade mark appeal);

Virgin Atlantic Airways v Delta & ors [2013] EWCA Civ 1713 (aeroplane seat patents);

Force India v 1Malaysia Racing Team [2012] EWHC 616 (Ch) (breach of contract, design);

Hotel Cipriani SrL v Cipriani (Grosvenor Street) Ltd [2010] RPC 16 (trade marks; confusion; infringement);

Skype Technologies SA v Joltid Ltd [2009] Info TLR 104 (anti-suit injunctions, internet telephony, licensing agreements);

Daimler AG v Sany Group Co Ltd [2009] ETMR 58 (infringement; passing off; trade marks);

Cinpres Gas injection Ltd v Melea Ltd [2008] RPC 17 (inventions, cause of action estoppels, patent proceedings).

Career

Qualified 1999, Middle Temple; junior counsel to the Crown, C Panel 2005-10.

Member

IP Bar Association; South-East Circuit; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

1988-93 St Paul’s School, London; 1994-97 Magdalene College, Cambridge (MA hons, philosophy); 1998 Astbury Scholarship (Middle Temple), Harmsworth Exhibition (Middle Temple); 1999 Richard du Cann Memorial Prize for Excellence in Advocacy.

Leisure

Rhetoric coach to the Royal Shakespeare Company.


London Bar

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – 2018 silks

Benet Brandreth QC - 11 South Square ‘He is rated for his patents and trade mark litigation.’

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