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Simon Chapman

Simon ChapmanPartner

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I lead our Dispute Resolution group and my work concerns the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (including trade marks, copyright, patents, designs and confidential information) and technology disputes including pre-termination strategies and arbitration.

I am also a member of the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure and the Manufacturing and Engineering sector focus group. I have dealt with disputes in the County Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and the European Court of Justice and have extensive experience of both applying for and defending interim injunction applications. I also have extensive experience of developing and implementing internet enforcement initiatives to protect clients’ brands on the internet.

I am recognised as a leading expert in my field by all leading legal directories and have been appointed to the Nominet expert panel for the determination of domain name disputes.

Dispute Resolution

My work concerns the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (including trade marks, copyright, patents, designs and confidential information) in all forums and with extensive experience of cross-jurisdictional issues. I act for clients in many different sectors including the retail, manufacturing, engineering, media, financial and technology sectors.

Notable cases that I have been involved in include:

Copyright

  • Cala v McAlpine
  • Stoddard v William Lomas
  • Coward v Phaestos

Trade Marks

  • Philips v Remington
  • Gerber v Gerber
  • Reckitt Benckiser v Home Pairfum
  • Lush v Amazon
  • Enterprise v Europcar
  • Jack Wills v House of Fraser

Patents

  •  Hellermantyton v Tyco
  • Collingwood v Aurora.

Trade Marks and Portfolio Management

I am recognised as a leading expert in the field of trade marks by all leading legal directories including Managing Intellectual Property ‘IP Stars’, Super Lawyers and World IP Review Leaders. Chambers and Partners ranks me as a leading individual in Intellectual Property and says “Simon Chapman is, according to sources, "one of the leading trade mark lawyers in London," and specialises in complex, high-stakes litigation. He is praised for his "deep intelligence," his "very good tactical judgement" and his rapport with clients.”

Notable trade mark cases that I have been involved in include: Philips v Remington; Gerber v Gerber; Reckitt Benckiser v Home Pairfum; Lush v Amazon; Enterprise v Europcar and Jack Wills v House of Fraser.

Retail, Hospitality and Leisure

I am recognised as an expert in the field of Intellectual Property by all leading legal directories including Managing Intellectual Property ‘IP Stars’, Super Lawyers and World IP Review Leaders which says “Master tactician” Simon Chapman is the man to speak to about infringements: “He can fix the biggest problems and is exceptionally capable.”
I work for a number of prominent retailers and has been involved in notable cases including Lush v Amazon; Enterprise v Europcar and Jack Wills v House of Fraser.

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