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Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC
Hogarth Chambers
5 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3RJ
England

Position

Barrister dealing with intellectual property, competition, media and entertainment, franchise, information technology and commercial cases. Cases include

 

View v EUIPO (T-49/19) (General Court, slogan trade marks)

Cinkciarz v EUIPO (T-84-19) (General Court, Mastercard, trade mark, use of overlapping circles)

Beverly Hills Teddy Bear v PMs [2019] EWHC 2419 (design right, reference to CJEU)

Dansac and ors v Salts Healthcare and ors [2019] EWHC 104 (trade marks, parallel imports)

Graffica v University of Birmingham (High Court, computer software)

T-215/17 Apple v Pear Technologies (General Court, Feb 2019)

T-104/17 Apple v APO (General Court, EU, April 2018)

T-223/16 Apple v Massive Bionics (General Court, EU, July 2017)

T-893/16 Apple v Xiaomi (General Court, Dec 2017)

UPL v AgchemAccess [2017] EWHC 1880 (large scale commercial dispute, agrochemical)

Epoch v Character Options [2017] EWHC 556 (patent infringement/validity, Patents  Court)

Soulcycle v Matalan [2017] EWHC 496 (trade mark appeal, High Court)

Future Enterprise v EUIPO (MACCOFFEE) (T-518/13, General Court)

Dalsouple v Dalsouple [2014] EWHC 3963 -trade marks, invalidity proceedings, meaning of consent in art.4(5) Directive (High Court).

Wearn v HNH [2014] EWHC 3542 – abuse of process, music industry, breach of contract (High Court).

Pendle Metalwares  Walter Page ] EWHC 1140 – damages inquiry, design right infringement, additional damages (High Court).

Volkswagen v Garcia [2014] FSR 12 – confidential information, freedom of expression, interim injunctions, mathematical algorithms (High Court).

McNeil v OHIM (NICORETTE/NICORONO) –  General Court, EU.

Brigade v Amber Valley [2013] EWPCC 16 – patent infringement and validity.

Seven Arts v Content Media Corp plc [2013] EWHC 588 – copyright, films, issue estoppel, privity by estate, assignment (High Court).

Oracle (Sun Microsystems) v M-Tech Data Ltd [2012] 1 W.L.R. 202 – parallel imports, free movement of goods, trade marks (Supreme Court).

Pendle Metalwares v Walter Page Limited – design right and passing off, infringement, 29th July 2012 (judgment of Stuart Isaacs QC).

Golden Eye v Telefonica [2013] E.M.L.R. 1 – High Court, application for Norwich Pharmacal.

Career

Bsc (Natural Sciences (physics, computing, mathematics, psychology)

Called 1987; Inner Temple. Publications: ‘Tritton on Intellectual Property in Europe’ (5th ed, Thomson Reuters, 2018); ‘Merchandising Intellectual Property’ (3rd ed, 2007). This book is cited often by Advocate-Generals in Court of Justice cases.

Qualified mediator. Chairman of National Office of Animal Health Code of Practice Committee. Director of Complaints, British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA)

Chairman of Rhino Ark (UK), environmental charity

Computer programmer. Jazz Pianist

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Intellectual Property Bar Association; Bar European Group; Intellectual Property Lawyers Association.

Education

Durham University (BSc Natural Sciences).

Leisure

Jazz pianist, cycling, sailing and reading.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > IT and telecoms

(IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Guy TrittonHogarth ChambersHe has a friendly manner and the ability to judge accurately the strengths and weaknesses of a case.

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Guy TrittonHogarth ChambersA convincing advocate who provides considered and intelligent advice, with the ability to analyse both sides of the argument.

London Bar > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

(Media and entertainment - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Guy TrittonHogarth ChambersHuge attention to detail and a thorough understanding of the law.