Jeremy joined Burges Salmon in 2006 to lead the IP Litigation team. Jeremy has extensive experience in all areas of contentious and transactional IP including trade marks, patents and copyright. He has also worked considerably in the areas of sponsorship, merchandising, advertising and sales promotion, sport and internet issues and has been involved in a number of leading cases and transactions in this area.
Recent IP litigation experience includes:
- representing Discovery Channel in major UK litigation relating to its ‘Discovery History’ Channel launch
- representing leading US energy shot producer 5 Hour Energy in passing off proceedings in the UK
- representing the Harrods Group and Virgin on international brand protection issues
- representing numerous clients including Harrods, Virgin on domain name and company name recovery proceedings
- acting for clients including FMC Corporation, Discovery Channel and CMC Markets on trade mark oppositions
- advising Starbucks on various new product launches.
Recent transactional IP experience includes:
- advising Gunn & Moore on its sponsorship of international cricketing players including Michael Vaughan, Marcus Trescothick, Herschelle Gibbs and Jonathan Trott
- advising Discovery Channel on numerous new product/channel launches in the UK
- advising a number of clients on global IP registration and strategy issues.
Before joining Burges Salmon Jeremy was head of the UK IP practice at DLA Piper.
Jeremy is a member of most leading IP organisations including CIPA, ITMA, MARQUES, AIPPI, PTMG and ECTA and is a Committee Member of the INTA. He is recognised as an expert in trade mark law by Chambers UK, "Who's Who Legal" and "World Trade Mark Law Report".
Jeremy is a regular speaker and writer on IP issues and is a guest lecturer on passing off and trade marks on the Oxford University IP Diploma course.