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Intellectual Property

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Partner

Intellectual Property

Expertise

Intellectual property litigation and licensing in courts of England and Wales, with particular expertise in patent litigation but also broad experience in design rights, copyright and passing off.

Chinese intellectual property litigation, having spent three years in China as head of the Wragge Lawrence Graham office in Guangzhou.

Managing and co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional intellectual property litigation.

Tom Advises

  • Small to large corporate clients in all industries.

Experience Highlights

  • Tom advised Dyson on its intellectual property litigation strategy for the three years he was in China.
  • Tom worked, as an associate, on two cases which went to the House of Lords/Supreme Court (Conor v Angiotech and Eli Lilly v Human Genome Sciences), as well as the first patent case in the UK relating to genetically modified organisms, Monsanto v Cargill.

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Partner, J A Kemp, London
  • Chief Representative Officer/Director, Guangzhou/London, Wragge & Co/Gowling
  • Associate, Intellectual Property, Howrey LLP
  • Trainee then Associate, Intellectual Property, Taylor Wessing

Education

  • University of Bristol, Diploma in Intellectual Property Law
  • University of Nottingham, Honours Degree in Genetics

Other

  • Tom sits on the Advisory Council for the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London
  • Tom is on the EU SME IPR Helpdesk Expert panel
  • Tom has contributed to
    • CIPA Journal
    • China Intellectual Property
    • IP World
    • IPKat blog
    • Patents in Europe
    • World Intellectual Property Report
    • Pharmaceutical Patent Analyst
    • Bloomberg BNA
    • Financier Worldwide
    • Managing Intellectual Property
    • Patent World

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For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com