Intellectual Property

Members of Chambers act in relation to every aspect of the enforcement and licensing of all intellectual property rights including:

– Patents, technology transfers, plant variety rights, pharmaceutical and environmental regulatory compliance. For more detail, click PATENTS

– Trade marks & passing off, unfair competition, trade libel, domain names, sports and character merchandising, franchising, and corporate sponsorship. For more detail, click TRADE MARKS

– Copyright, registered and unregistered designs, copyright tribunals, database rights, trade secrets, counterfeiting and criminal remedies. For more detail, click COPYRIGHT

Our Members have consistently appeared in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) more than any other chambers throughout the last decade. Our barristers regularly appear before the High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), the European Patent Office and on a transitional basis, the CJEU.

Hogarth Chambers are well known for providing an illuminating roster of seminars and conferences, covering a wide spectrum of Intellectual Property matters. For more detail, click EVENTS

A huge number of the leading texts in the IP field are edited or contributed to by our members, including:

  • Copinger & Skone James on Copyright
  • Tritton on Intellectual Property in Europe
  • CIPA Guide to the Patents Act (the ‘Black Book’)
  • A User’s Guide to Trade Marks and Passing Off
  • A Practical Guide to Trade Mark Law
  • The Modern Law of Trade Marks (6th Edition, sub nom Morcom on Trade Marks)

Legal 500 2021
Hogarth Chambers is reputed for the outstanding legal knowledge and commercial acumen of its members and its friendly and responsive clerking team. It is consistently ranked as a leading set for intellectual property (and media and entertainment) and its members have acted in recent seminal IP cases in the UK.”

Chambers and Partners 2021
“Hogarth Chambers offers an impressive trade mark, copyright and designs practice, and can boast a particularly impressive roster of specialist juniors active in the field. The set is regularly instructed in widely publicised disputes in various industry sectors including media, fashion, and manufacturing. The barristers have additional capability covering patent cases, including those arising in the context of cutting-edge TMT technology. A source describes it as “an excellent chambers with a phenomenal depth of knowledge and expertise in all aspects of IP law.”