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Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC

5 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RJ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7404 0404
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Fax 020 7404 0505
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16 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.hogarthchambers.com

Gwilym Harbottle

Tel:
Work 020 7404 0404
Email:
Hogarth Chambers (Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC)

Position

Specialist in intellectual property work, particularly copyright, performers’ rights, design right, passing off, trade marks and confidential information. Cases of note include Thames & Hudson v Design and Artists Copyright Society [1995] FSR 153; Guild v Eskandar [2003] FSR 3; Bamgboye v Reed [2004] EMLR 5; PPL v Reader [2005] FSR 42 (additional damages for copyright infringement); Notts CC v Woolworths plc [2007] FSR 19; PRS v Burns [2012] EWHC 221 (Ch) (additional damages); Orion Publishing v Novel [2012] EWHC 1951 (Ch) (audit clauses in publishing agreements) and Henderson v All Around the World [2013] FSR 42 and [2014] EWHC 3087 (IPEC) (performers’ rights). Also specialist in Chancery work with a commercial and property emphasis. Cases include Dunkin’ Donuts Inc v DDUK (franchise agreement); Secretary of State for the Environment v Baylis (2000) EG 92 (highways); Smith v Garrard 17/11/04 CA (restrictive covenants); Heavy Duty Parts Ltd v Anelay [2004] BPIR 729 (evidence in insolvency appeals); Musawi v RE International (UK) Ltd [2008] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 326 (arbitration); Hanchett-Stamford v AG [2009] Ch 173 (unincorporated associations); National Westminster Bank PLC v Kapoor [2012] 1 All ER 1201 (individual voluntary arrangements).

Career

Called 1987; Lincoln’s Inn; publications: joint editor, ‘Copinger on Copyright’ (16th ed); several articles for specialist journals on IP matters.

Member

Intellectual Property Bar Association; BLACA; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

The Leys School, Cambridge; Wadham College, Oxford (1985 BA Hons); the City University (1986 Dip Law); Inns of Court School of Law (1987 Bar Finals).

Leisure

Literature, art, fell walking.


London Bar

Intellectual property

Within: Leading Juniors

Gwilym Harbottle - Hogarth ChambersHe is as bright as a button, methodical and has an eye for detail.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment - Leading Juniors

Gwilym Harbottle - Hogarth ChambersHe is an intelligent, hardworking and commercial barrister.

Within: Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Hogarth Chambers ‘is cost effective and provides a fantastic standard of work’ with ‘good availability and huge depth of experience’ in media and entertainment matters, with expertise spanning the music, publishing, film and television, and gaming industries. Michael Hicks is representing Blizzard Entertainment in litigation against Bossland relating to the prevention of cheat and ‘bot’ programmes, while Gwilym Harbottle acted for Phonographic Performance Ltd in the Court of Appeal in a dispute relating to additional damages arising from breaches of an order restraining unlicensed performance of sound recordings at a night club.

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