One Essex Court has a number of barristers who are specialists in intellectual property, information technology and media law, which encompasses the protection and exploitation of all forms of creative effort including inventions, literary and artistic works, designs and brands used in commerce.
Members of One Essex Court have expertise in acting in intellectual property disputes of all kinds including those relating to trade marks, passing off, copyright, designs, patents, comparative advertising, malicious falsehood, database rights, data protection, confidential information, trade secrets and privacy. Such matters also include contractual disputes involving intellectual property rights and related areas of domestic and European competition law.
We regularly advise clients (from individual artists to large commercial organisations) in relation to the acquisition and licensing of their intellectual property rights as well as all aspects of the protection of such rights and the defence to such claims.
Members of One Essex Court act for clients in proceedings at all levels of the Courts and the UK Intellectual Property Office, as well as in arbitrations.
Recent work by barristers here includes, Genius Sports Technologies Ltd v Soft Construct (Malta) Ltd  EWHC 1067 (Ch); Sky Ltd v Skykick UK Ltd  EWCA Civ 1121; Puma SE v Nike Innovate CV  EWHC 1438 (Ch); Merck KGaA v Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp  EWHC 1273 (Ch);  EWCA Civ 1834; The London Taxi Co. v. Fraser-Nash Research Ltd  EWCA Civ 175; Warner-Lambert Co LLC v Sandoz GmbH  EWHC 3317 (Pat); R. (on the application of British American Tobacco UK Ltd) v Secretary of State for Health  EWCA Civ 1182; Starbucks (HK) Limited and another v British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc and others  UKSC 31; Fenty v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd  EWCA Civ 3; and Interflora Inc. & Anr v Marks & Spencer Plc  EWCA Civ 1403.