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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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16 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Hogarth Chambers (Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC), Dr Gillian Davies, London, ENGLAND

Dr Gillian Davies

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

Position

Barrister specialising in international and European intellectual property, predominantly patents and copyright, with a particular emphasis on the international conventions governing patent law and copyright and related rights. Member of Hogarth Chambers since 2005. Accredited mediator. WIPO mediator. Visiting Professor, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London (2007 to date).

Career

Joined Hogarth Chambers in 2005. Former judge at the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office (retired 2005). European Patent Office, Munich 1991-2005; legal member of the Boards of Appeal; from 1997 chairman of a Technical Board of Appeal and permanent member of the Enlarged Board of Appeal; International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), London 1970-91; from 1981 associate director general and chief legal adviser; legal assistant, United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI) Geneva, Switzerland 1965-70. Appointments: Hon Prof of intellectual property law at Aberystwyth University, 1994 to date. Deputy Lieutenant, County of Gwynedd, N Wales, 2001 to date. Publications of note: co-senior editor ‘Copinger and Skone James on Copyright’ (14th, 15th and 16th editions, 1999, 2005 and 2010, supplements 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2013); editor, Intellectual Property, ‘Clerk and Lindsell on Torts’ (21st ed 2014), co-author ‘Moral Rights’ Sweet and Maxwell 2010, author of several monographs on various aspects of copyright and related rights, including ‘Copyright and the Public Interest’ (Sweet and Maxwell 2nd ed 2002, reprinted 2013).

Languages

French, German, Portuguese, Spanish.

Member

British Literary and Artistic Association (BLACA) (Chairman); Association litéraire et artistique internationale (member of the Executive Committee); Association of Teachers of Intellectual Property (ATRIP); Association of Members of the Boards of Appeal of the EPO (AMBA); International Association of Industrial Property (AIPPI); Intellectual Property Bar Association.

Education

Grenoble University, France (1958 Premier Degré in French); Inns of Court School of Law, (1961 Barrister); University of Wales, Aberystwyth, (1997 PhD).

Leisure

Art, painting, travel.

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