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Chambers of Iain Purvis QC

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

Tom Alkin

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

Position

Barrister specialising in intellectual property and related fields. Recent cases include:

Global Flood Defence Systems Ltd & Anor v Johan Van Den Noort Beheer BV & Ors [2016] EWHC 1851 (Pat) (High Court Appeal, patent infringement)

Smith & Nephew Plc v Convatec Technologies Inc [2015] EWCA Civ 607 (Court of Appeal, wound dressings)

Teva v Leo [2015] EWCA Civ 779 (Court of Appeal, revocation);

Norbrook Laboratories Ltd v Bimeda Research & Development Ltd BL 0/243/15 (Intellectual Property Office)

Collingwood Lighting v Aurora [2014] EWHC 228 (patents court, infringement);

Cooke v Watermist [2014] EWHC 125 (Patents Court – entitlement, burden of proof);

W.S Foster & Son v Brooks Brothers [2013] EWPCC 18 (passing off);

Glenmark Ltd v Wellcome Foundation [2013] EWHC 148 (Pat) (Patents Court – pharmaceutical patents);

Force India v 1Malaysia Racing Team [2012] EWHC 65 (Pat) (Formula 1 racing car designs, breach of contract);

Cephalon Inc v Orchid Europe Ltd (Patents Court – pharmaceutical patent);

Ate My Heart (AKA Lady GaGa) v Mind Candy Ltd (High Court – copyright in musical works);

Gucci v Shipton & Heneage Ltd (High Court – community trade marks);

Hudson Bay v Umbro [2010] ETMR 62 (trade mark licensing);

Hotel Cipriani SRL v Cipraini (Grosvenor Street) Ltd [2009] RPC 9 in 2009 (trade marks).

Career

Called 2006, Middle Temple; tenant 2007.

Education

New College, Oxford (BA Natural Sciences, Biological Science); City University (Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction); Inns of Court Law School.


London Bar

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – Leading juniors

Tom Alkin - 11 South SquareHe is a charming, conscientious, hardworking and likeable senior junior.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading juniors

Tom Alkin - 11 South SquareHe makes clients feel at ease and is excellent for oral advocacy.

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