Guy Tritton > Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC
Hogarth Chambers


Barrister dealing with intellectual property, competition, media and entertainment, information technology and commercial cases. Recent cases include Semafone v Eckoh (patent; telecommunications; settled during trial, March 2015); Dalsouple Societe Saumuroise du Caoutchouc v Dalsouple Direct [2014] EWHC 3963 – trade marks, invalidity proceedings, manufacturer and distributor relationship, meaning of consent in art.4(5) Directive (High Court); Wearn v HNH International Holdings [2014] EWHC 3542 – abuse of process, music industry, breach of contract (High Court); Pendle Metalwares (t/a Thomas Barker) v Walter Page (Safeways) [2014] 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) – trade mark appeal from OHIM, Judgment of General Court, 6th June 2013; 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 (t/a Thomas Barker & Son) v Walter Page (Safeways) 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.


Called 1987; Inner Temple. Publications: ‘Tritton on Intellectual Property in Europe’ (4th ed, Thomson Reuters, Nov 2014); ‘Merchandising Intellectual Property’ (3rd ed, 2007). Qualified mediator. Qualified mediator. Chairman of National Office of Animal Health Code of Practice Committee. Chairman of Rhino Ark (UK), environmental charity.


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


Durham University (BSc Natural Sciences).


Jazz pianist, cycling, sailing and reading.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Guy TrittonHogarth ChambersA convincing advocate, with the ability to analyse both sides of the argument.

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 > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

(Media and entertainment - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Guy TrittonHogarth ChambersHe has impressive oratorical and advocacy abilities.