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Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC

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Andrew Norris

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Hogarth Chambers (Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC)


Specialist in advisory and litigation work in all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, passing off, designs (registered and unregistered), copyright and confidential information; media and entertainment. Recently reported cases include: Robyn Rihanna Fenty v Arcadia (2015) EWCA; Jack Wills Limited v House of Fraser [2014] EWHC 110; Boxing Brands Ltd v Sports Direct International Pic and others [2014] EWHC 91; Robyn Rihanna Fenty v Arcadia Group Brands t/s Topshop [2013] EWHC 2310; Doosan Power Systems Ltd v Babcock International Group Pic [2013] EWHC 1364; [2013] ETMR 40; Football Assoc Premier League v QC Leisure [2012] EWHC 108; Convatec v Smith & Nephew and Ors [2011] EWHC 3461(Pat); Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) v Euroview Sport Ltd [2010] Eu LR 583; Aktieselskabet at 21 v TDK Corporation (C-197/07P) [2009] ETMR 36; Crocodile International Private Ltd v La Chemise Lacoste [2008] EWHC 2673 (Ch); Football Association Premier League Ltd v QC Leisure and others [2008] FSR 32 (C-403/08).


Called 1995; Middle Temple. Co-author to ‘A Practical Guide to Trade Mark Law’.


Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.


Glenalmond College; St Andrew’s University (1993 BSc); College of Law, London (1994 CPE).

London Bar

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – Leading juniors

Andrew Norris - Hogarth ChambersA very persuasive, practical advocate who is good on complex trade mark matters.

Within: Intellectual property

Considered to be ‘excellent on all IP issues’, Hogarth Chambers is a ‘first-rate, highly respected set’ with ‘real strength in depth for patents, trade mark and copyright work’. The set is recognised for its ‘responsiveness’, ‘pragmatic advice’ and for ‘getting results in high-profile cases’. Several members, including Nicholas Caddick QC and Andrew Norris, acted in Stretchline Intellectual Properties Ltd v H M Hennes & Mauritz Ltd, a contract and patent dispute before the Court of Appeal. The set also boasts ‘strong’ silks and ‘excellent juniors for trade mark matters’, with Michael Hicks and Thomas St Quintin securing instructions in Beverly Hills Polo Club v Santa Monica Polo Club, which involved a claim for infringement of a registered mark, passing off and breach of contract.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading juniors

Andrew Norris - Hogarth ChambersHe is exceptional at providing commercial and pragmatic advice.

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

Hogarth Chambersis often involved in the latest cutting edge cases’ and acts in cases across the music industry, publishing, film and television. Its barristers attract praise as being ‘impressive and keen to help you deliver the best possible service for your clients’. Work highlights include Gwilym Harbottle’s instruction in Hook v Sumner and Morris – a dispute between band members to the use of the band name ‘New Order’ – and Andrew Norris’ representation of the BBC in a copyright, passing off and trade mark dispute over the use of Grand Theft Auto game footage and the GTA name in a feature film broadcast.

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