Ranked InLondon (Bar)
Intellectual Property (Band 2)
Practice Areas: Specialist in patents, trade marks, passing off, design rights, breach of confidence, restrictive covenants and all other aspects of intellectual property, including EU law relating to Intellectual Property. Also appears in the European Patent Office on behalf of applicants and opponents for European patents.
Professional Memberships: Intellectual Property Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association, Bar European Group, The Intellectual Property Lawyers Organisation (TIPLO), International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI), American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Assocation.
Career: Called to the Bar 1976. Appointed QC 1995. Bencher (Middle Temple) 2007. Chairman, Intellectual Property Bar Assocation 2005-11. Co-chairman, EU Law Committee (formerly European Committee) of the Bar Council 2009-11. Member, Bar Council 2006-11. Member, Professional Practice Committee, Patents Sub-group of the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE).
Publications: "TERRELL on the Law of Patents", co-editor 14th-17th editions (1995-2011).
Personal: Educated: Charterhouse 1966-70; University of Sussex 1971-74, BSc (Chemical Physics); College of Law 1974-76.