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Chambers of Alastair Wilson QC and Roger Wyand QC

5 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RJ, ENGLAND
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Guy Tritton

Tel:
Work 020 7404 0404
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Hogarth Chambers (Chambers of Alastair Wilson QC and Roger Wyand QC)

Position

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.

Career

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.

Member

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.


London Bar

IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading juniors

Guy Tritton - Hogarth Chambers ‘A very thorough, dogged advocate.’

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – Leading juniors

Guy Tritton - Hogarth Chambers ‘He has a great understanding of trade mark and copyright law and offers sensible counsel on strategic issues.’

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading juniors

Guy Tritton - Hogarth Chambers ‘He offers sensible counsel on strategic issues.’

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