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Mr Tom Mitcheson
Barrister specialising in all types of contentious intellectual property work, including patents, trade marks, copyright, design right, registered designs, passing off and confidential information. Reported cases include: Arsenal v Reed  RPC 9 and 39 (trade mark, ECJ and CA); Sir Robert McAlpine v Alfred McAlpine  RPC 36 (passing off); Pozzoli v BDMO  FSR 37 (patent infringement); Lundbeck v Teva  RPC 13 (patent sufficiency, HL); L’Oreal v eBay  RPC 21 (trade mark); Medeva’s Patent  RPC 27 (SPC, CA); Schutz v Werit  FSR 22 (patent infringement, SC); Medimmune v Novartis (CA); Lilly v HGS (SC); Cadbury v Nestlé (shape mark, CJEU); International Stem Cells Corporation (CJEU); Servier v Apotex (SC); Hospira v Genentech (patent, CA); Actavis v Lilly (SC); Warner Lambert v Actavis (SC); Gilead v Teva (SPC, CJEU); Actavis v Icos (SC), Sandoz v Janssen / Searle (SPC,CJEU).
Called 1996, Inner Temple; QC 2014. Publications: Wang P-C, Vancura A, Mitcheson TGM, and Kuret J (1992), ‘Two genes in Saccaromyces cerevisiae Encode a Membrane-Bound Form of Casein Kinase-1’, Molecular Biology of the Cell 3, 275-286. Terrell on the Law of Patents (18th Edition, 2016). Standing counsel to the comptroller general for patents, designs and trade marks 2009-14. Appointed Person to hear trade mark appeals 2016-.
Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Bar European Group.
Trinity College, Cambridge (1994 MA First Class Hons Natural Sciences); City University (1994 Diploma in Law CPE – Distinction).
London Bar > Intellectual propertyWithin: Leading Silks -
Three New Square is a ‘pre-eminent IP set‘ which ‘stands out for its service levels‘ and includes ‘go-to barristers for difficult patent cases‘ across all areas of technology; members are also well versed in trade mark and passing off litigation and copyright and design right matters, particularly in fashion, music, entertainment, and literature. In recent work highlights, Tom Mitcheson QC appeared in the Supreme Court in a high-profile dispute between Warner-Lambert against Actavis relating to Warner-Lambert’s painkiller, Lyrica. Meanwhile, in the Court of Appeal, Joe Delaney successfully represented Regeneron in a patent dispute against Kymab concerning the breeding and use by Kymab of genetically modified mice for the production of human antibodies. In trade mark litigation, Douglas Campbell QC was instructed by Frank Industries in an infringement claim brought against Nike.