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Mr Thomas Hinchliffe QC
All aspects of contentious intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and mobile telephony ﬁelds. Recent notable cases include: Merck Sharp & Dohme v Wyeth  (pneumococcal vaccines); Conversant v Huawei & ZTE (3G/4G mobile phones; FRAND inquiries); Aspire/Accord v Allergan  (glaucoma, penetration enhancers); Emerson v Hozelock  &  (expandable hosepipes); Philips v Asus  &  (mobile phones, UMTS, HSDPA, power control); Generics v Yeda  (multiple sclerosis drugs, glatiramer acetate); Merck v The Comptroller C-567/16  (CJEU, SPC; marketing authorisations); Illumina v Premaitha  (patents, ante-natal testing); Merck v Teva  (SPC, HIV drugs), Novartis v Actavis  (Alzheimer’s drugs); Lilly v Actavis  (male erectile dysfunction); Hospira v Cubist  &  (antibiotics); Unwired Planet v Samsung  (UMTS mobile telephone); Merck v Ono  (anti-cancer antibiotics); Synthon v Teva  (MS drugs); Merck v Sigma C-539/13;  (CJEU, parallel imports, Specific Mechanism); Vringo v ZTE  (patents, UMTS, FRAND); Teva v AZ  (asthma); Philips v Nintendo  (Nintendo Wii, motion controllers); AGA v Occlutech  (medical devices, atrial septal occluders); Samsung v Apple  (patents, mobile phones, stays); Mylan v Yeda  (multiple sclerosis); Perini v PCMC  damages inquiry); Datacard v Eagle  (patent and trade mark, printer ribbons); Actavis v Merck  (ﬁnasteride, male pattern baldness); RIM v Visto  (BlackBerry, costs); Fulton v Totes  (design right, umbrella cases); Amgen v TKT  (erythropoietin); Pharmacia/Monsanto v Merck ;  (Cox II inhibitors); Scandecor v Scandecor  (passing off/trade marks, ownership of goodwill).
Called 1997, Middle Temple; contributor to the 15th and 16th editions of ‘Terrell on Patents’. Editor 18th Edition of ‘Terrell on the Law of Patents’.
Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.
Brasenose College, Oxford (1995 MA Chemistry, first); City University (1996 Diploma in Law, Distinction); Inns of Court School of Law (1997, top of year, Outstanding, Scarman scholarship).
Lawyer Rankings(IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4
Tom Hinchliffe QC –Three New Square ‘He is pleasant, easy to deal with and straight-talking. He doesn’t have any unnecessary airs and graces and is approachable. He is realistic about when he can complete work and doesn’t spread himself too thin.’(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3