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Dispute over a distribution agreement termination

Acting for an English distributor of perfumes in Italy in a €10m dispute relating to the termination of the distribution agreement.

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Contractual dispute over €50m of medical equipment

Acting for an Italian distributor of medical equipment in a contractual dispute with a Belgian supplier with a value of €50m.

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Defending a medical products manufacturer against claims for damages

Acting for a medical products manufacturer defending claims for damages arising from the supply of allegedly substandard products to the NHS.

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€120 million claim between global automotive product manufacturers and Japanese car-maker

Acting for global automotive product manufacturers FIAMM Energy Technology Ltd in litigation and in a trial brought by car- maker Nissan over the supply of 1.6 million car batteries which involved approximately 900,000 separate claims and a total claim value …

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Oatly loses trademark battle over oat milk name

Plant milk manufacturer, Oatly, recently brought legal action against Glebe Farm Foods, claiming its product PureOaty took “unfair advantage” of their own drink. The High Court  ruled in favour of the farm saying there was no “risk of injury to …

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Supply Pain: Who is responsible for delays on luxury resi projects?

In high-value luxury developments and refurbishments where materials are often sourced internationally from exotic suppliers, there is often little flexibility available to contractors who are required to procure those materials under the terms of their building contract. Any hold up …

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Making Waves: IPEC finds fabric design a work of artistic craftmanship

In Response Clothing Limited -v- Edinburgh Woollen Mill Limited [2020] EWHC 148(IPEC) His Honour Judge Hacon has made a rare finding that a fabric design incorporating a wave pattern constituted a work of artistic craftsmanship and therefore qualified for copyright …

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Commercial advice for leading car manufacturer

We act for one of the world’s leading car manufacturers, advising on various commercial contracts, including service agreements, warranty agreements, media agreements, dealership contracts, data processing agreements, events agreements and supply agreements among a number of other commercial matters.

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High Court defence proceedings

We successfully defended our clients in the High Court against allegations of infringement, misuse of confidential information and breach of employee’s duty of fidelity in an action brought by their former employer concerning the manufacture of surgical support devices. The …

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Watch trade mark dispute

We successfully acted for our client, a designer watch manufacturer, in a ten year multi-jurisdictional trade mark infringement dispute against by a former licensee.  

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