Intellectual Property

Walker Morris advises Fulcrum on second acquisition in two months

Walker Morris has advised Fulcrum Utility Services Limited, the UK’s market leading independent multi‐utility infrastructure and services provider, on its acquisition of CDS Pipe Services Limited for a total consideration of £1.4m. CDS is a utility business that provides a range of specialised engineering services. Fulcrum has previously subcontracted such specialist elements of its projects […]

Prominent IP lawyer rejoins Gowling in Toronto

Gowling WLG is pleased to welcome back Shahrzad Esmaili, a prominent intellectual property practitioner, as a partner located in its Toronto office. A registered patent agent in both Canada and the United States, Esmaili has over 10 years of experience in patent strategy, patent prosecution and drafting, with an emphasis on patent and design applications […]

Khaitan & Co represents Jiangsu Flying Tiger Needles before Hon’ble Court

Khaitan & Co successfully represented Jiangsu Flying Tiger Needles Co Ltd (Jiangsu) before the Hon’ble Court which passed an interim injunction in favour of Jiangsu in relation to infringement of its copyright and passing off of its trademark “FLYING TIGER”. As the Defendant (M/s Shree Singor Lubes) was a prior user and registered proprietor of the logo “Flying Tiger” in India, […]

VdA awarded Portugal Contentious Firm of the Year

VdA was awarded the “Portugal Contentious Firm of the Year” prize, from the Managing IP EMEA Awards, given by the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide, Managing Intellectual Property. António Andrade, Intellectual Property practice partner, receives the award in London, on 8 March.

Gowling WLG’S UK and Russia IP teams named at 2018 MIP EMEA Awards

Gowling WLG’s IP strength in Russia and the UK has been distinguished at the 2018 Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) EMEA Awards, which annually recognises the top IP practices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Gowling WLG was named “Firm of the Year” in the UK: IP Transactions & Advisor and Russia: Contentious categories. “We feel that our Russian IP strength […]

TLT prepares Tru Tension for Dragons’ Den success

TLT advised Chris Frappell, founder and managing director of Tru Tension, on the completion of a £75,000 investment from retail entrepreneur Touker Suleyman, as featured on BBC’s Dragons’ Den on Sunday 11 February. Tru Tension is an innovative manufacturer of must-have tools and care products for anyone in the motorcycling and motorsport industry. By providing […]

Gowling WLG partner named president of Canada Arab Business Council

Scott Jolliffe, a partner at Gowling WLG, has been named president of the Canada Arab Business Council (CABC), a pan-Canadian association that aims to bring the Canadian and Arab business communities together. The CABC advises governments in Canada and in Arab countries on policies to facilitate and expand two-way trade and investment. It further supports members by […]

Gowling’s global named in World Trademark Review for IP strength

The World Trademark Review (WTR) has once again distinguished Gowling WLG among the world’s foremost trademark firms in the 2018 edition of its annual guide, WTR 1000. Notably, Gowling WLG was one of only 22 firms to earn listings across multiple jurisdictions. In its commentary, WTR 1000 remarks that “[o]nly one or two other firms have as wide a […]

David Stone, Allen & Overy, corporate litigation, Hot 100

Stone, David – Allen & Overy

David Stone joined Allen & Overy (A&O) from Simmons & Simmons just over a year ago. In that time he has helped complete the magic circle firm’s international IP offering, particularly regarding trademark litigation. Under his leadership as global head of brands, A&O has also become the only magic circle firm to set up a […]

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