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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
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Web:
www.11southsquare.com

Chris Aikens

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

Position

Chris’ practice covers all areas of intellectual property law as well as commercial disputes with an IP element. Experience includes confidential information in quantitative trading platforms and strategies, patents for gaming devices, unregistered and registered designs covering the Trunki children’s suitcase and goodwill in logos appearing on shoes. Chris appears regularly as sole counsel in the High Court, UK IPO and the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. He has also appeared as sole counsel in the European Patent Office and the Company Names Tribunal and as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal and in commercial arbitrations under the LCIA and ICC Rules. Recent cases include:

Saertex France SAS v Hexcel Reinforcements UK Ltd [2016] EWHC 966 (IPEC);

PMS International Group Plc v Magmatic Limited [2016] UKSC 12;

Design & Display Ltd v Ooo Abbott & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 95;

Pinterest v Premium Interest [2015] EWHC 738 (Ch);

Jason Rawding v Seaga UK Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 113;

Conductive Inkjet v UNI-Pixel Displays [2014] 1 All ER (Comm) 654;

Philips v Nintendo [2013] EWHC 3567 (Pat);

WS Foster & Sons Ltd v Brooks Brothers UK [2013] EWPCC 18;

Bailey v Graham (AKA Levi Roots) [2012] EWCA Civ 1469;

Gimex v Chillbag Company Ltd [2012] ECDR 25;

Desmo Enterprises v Nectar Enterprises (O/282/12) (Company Names Tribunal).

Career

Called 2005, Middle Temple; pupillage 11 South Square 2005-06; practising barrister Rouse 2006-11; tenant 11 South Square 2011-present.

Member

IP Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Cambridge University.

Leisure

Triathlon, DJing.


London Bar

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – Leading juniors

Chris Aikens - 11 South Square ‘He is brilliantly bright, diligent and tenacious; he truly understands and respects client’s needs and drivers.’

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