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.

Trade marks, passing off, unfair competition, trade libel, domain names, sports and character merchandising, franchising and corporate sponsorship.

Copyright, copyright tribunals, registered and unregistered design rights (both UK and Community), computer software and database rights, trade secrets, counterfeiting and criminal remedies.

Members regularly appear before the High Court (including the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC)), the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), the European Patent Office, the General Court and the CJEU.

A number of the leading texts in the IP field are edited or contributed to by members of Hogarth Chambers. These include Copinger & Skone James on CopyrightA Practical Guide to Trade Mark Law, Intellectual Property in Europe and The Modern Law of Trade Marks. For full details of these and of our many other publications, see our publications page.

We are well known for the regular seminars we organise for solicitors and patent/trade mark attorneys. For more details see our seminars page.

Chambers and Partners 2020

“Sought-after set known for its specialism and expertise across trade mark, design rights, copyright and patent litigation. Members are found litigating before all UK and EU courts, and act in cases typically involving both burgeoning SMEs and internationally recognised brands, in a variety of consumer industries.”

Legal 500 2020

With ‘superb knowledge of all areas of IP’, coupled with ‘a considerable strength in depth’, Hogarth Chambers is ‘a truly specialist set’ handling a full range of copyright, trade mark, patent, and design right disputes. The set attracts praise for its ‘excellent, commercial and helpful service’ that is ‘cost effective’.


Alastair Wilson QC  |  Roger Wyand QC | Christopher Morcom QC  | Nicholas Caddick QC  |  Gillian Davies  |  Michael Hicks  |  Edward Bragiel  |  Amanda Michaels  |  Guy Tritton  |  Gwilym Harbottle  |  Richard Davis  |  Andrew Norris  |  Jeremy Reed  |  Tom St Quintin  |  Benjamin Longstaff  |  Jonathan Moss  |  Charlotte Blythe  | Jamie Muir Wood | Nick Zweck | Sam Carter | Edward Cronan