This is an area of law reacting rapidly to the demands of new technology. The Dispute Resolution team is well equipped to deal with both new types of intellectual property disputes relating to the digital age as well as the more traditional forms of intellectual property dispute.
C v T acting for claimant (pre-issue) as regards infringement of author’s copyright in published fictional novels via sale and distribution on E-Bay and other online sites. Settled in pre-action negotiations.
V T UK Co Ltd v W advising claimant (pre-issue) regarding an intended injunction to restrain import and sale of products, namely footwear, from an unknown source on the basis that such action would be an economic tort. Central issue became the potential breach of intellectual property rights in the footwear.
Re: D.W: acting for a manufacturer accused of infringing the trade-mark in selling patented storage tanks following the sale of its business to the trade-mark’s owner: a £900,000 claim resolved by mediation.
To discuss your own particular situation or to make an appointment, please contact James Freemantle on 020 7242 7000.
Ambrose Appelbe is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with registration number 191153.