Jacqueline Reid > Chambers of Iain Purvis KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Iain Purvis KC
11 South Square


Barrister dealing with intellectual property, including: trade marks, design right, copyright, passing off, patents and related media law. Also specialises in information law, including data protection, complex IT disputes and confidential information. Cases include:

Red Bull GmbH -v- Big Horn UK Ltd & Ors (trade marks)

AMS Neve Ltd -v- Heritage Audio (trade mark/passing off)

British American Group Ltd -v- GAP Inc (trade marks)

Bull Brand v Red Bull (trade marks);

Crocker v Giordano (patents, design right);

Monsoon v Bijou Brigitte (community unregistered design right);

Saldon Products v Luminance Pro Lighting (trade mark opposition, IPO);

Intel v Western Air Duct (trade mark opposition);

Joulberry FingerPrint Jewellery (copyright, unregistered community design right and UK unregistered design right);

DKH v Republic Retail (unregistered design right);

Red Bull v Sunmark (trade marks);

Wilkinson v NHS (Copyright, licence);

Causeway v Tradocs (trade mark appeal to appointed person Article 13 trade mark direction);

Guna v Bach Flower Remedies (breach of agreement);

Ansons v ASOS (trade marks);

L’Oreal SA v Bellure and others (trade marks);

J Choo v Towerstone (available relief for community design right infringement);

MDU v Johnson (CA) (data protection);

Co-operative Group (CWS) v ICL (CA) (IT contract);

Norowzian v Arks (CA) (copyright in film);

Sawkins v Hyperion (CA) (copyright in ancient music scores);

United Wire v SRS (HL) (patents).


Qualified 1992, Middle Temple; Diplock Scholar.


Rusty French.


Chair of IT panel of Bar Council; IP Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Association of Women Barristers; associate member ITMA; Society for Computers and Law.


Chelmsford County High School for Girls; University of Surrey (BSc Hons Biochemistry – Medical); Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, (MPhil Biochemistry – Neurobiology).


Films, books, theatre, scuba.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Jacqueline Reid11 South Square