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Mr Guy Burkill
Specialises in all intellectual property, and is particularly active in technology-oriented patent cases. Has acted for many leading multinational companies in the computer, electronics, paper, chemical, pharmaceutical, aviation and other fields. Notable cases include Salbutamol, Cimetidine and Fenbufen patents (licences of right); Hoechst v British Petroleum (chemical manufacture, account of profits); Step v Emson (claim construction); Hallen v Brabantia (obviousness); Dyson v Hoover (post-expiry injunction); Philips v Princo (CD recording; directors’ liability); Sweeney v MacMillan (James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’, copyright and passing off); EMGS v Schlumberger (subsea electromagnetic surveying; attributes of ‘skilled person’); Flynn Pharma v DrugsRUs (trade marks: parallel importation from outside EU); Qualcomm v Nokia, HTC v Apple, Nokia v HTC, Samsung v Apple (various aspects of mobile phone technology).
Called 1981; Middle Temple and Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2002; co-editor ‘Terrell on the Law of Patents’ 15th edition (2000), 16th edition (2006), 17th edition (2011).
Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.
Winchester College; Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (1978 MA First Class Hons Engineering, electrical option).
Violin (performs with London Phoenix orchestra, Fulham Opera, others); opera; trying to mend things.