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Jonathan DC Turner

Call 1982

Jonathan is an experienced barrister specialising in intellectual property and competition law.

His practice covers all types of intellectual property and a wide variety of subject-matter. He is particularly well-known for litigation relating to fabric designs, domain name disputes, and issues relating to the interface between intellectual property and competition or free trade law.

He is also known for his willingness to take on difficult cases and fight tenaciously and creatively for his clients, challenging conventional views when necessary.

He has extensive experience of cases which involve both IP and commercial, international, tax or other issues.

He is the author of “Intellectual Property and EU Competition Law” (2d Edition, OUP 2015), which has been described as the leading work of reference on this subject.

  • Cases of interest

    Patents

    • PLG Research v Ardon
    • Lux v Pike & Faronwise
    • Protomed v Medication Systems

    Copyright and related rights

    • Designers Guild v Russell Williams
    • AntiquesPortfolio v Fitch
    • Experience Hendrix v Purple Haze Records
    • Entec (Pollution Control) v Abacus
    • Potton v Yorkclose
    • Abraham Moon v Thornber
    • Magical Marking v Phillips

    Designs

    • Parmenter v Malt House Joinery
    • C&H v Kluckznik
    • Malgar v Leach

    Trademarks, passing off, domain names

    • Reckitt & Colman v Borden
    • Ball v Eden Project
    • Adobe v Netcom
    • French Connection v Sutton
    • Toth v Emirates
    • Chelsea Man v Chelsea Girl

    Commercial and competition law

    • Bim Kemi v Blackburn Chemicals
    • BHB Enterprises v Victor Chandler
    • Maxter v Medicina
    • Cembrit Blunn v Apex Roofing Services
    • John Bruce
    • Swan Solutions / Avaya ECS
  • Qualifications & appointments
    • WIPO and Czech Arbitration Court Panelist for Domain Name Disputes
    • Elected director of the Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society
    • Chair of UK Lawyers for Israel
  • Memberships
    • IP Bar Association
    • Bar European Group
    • AIPPI UK
    • Competition Law Association
  • Education

    Cambridge University (MA, law)

    Université Libre de Bruxelles (Licence spéciale en Droit Européen)

    Queen Mary College, London (electronics and biochemistry)

  • Languages

    French

  • Publications
    • Intellectual Property and EU Competition Law (2nd Edn, OUP, 2015): “authoritative, succinct and precise” – John Townsend, Modern Law Review; “very detailed, well-written description of the laws in this field” – Susan Singleton, European Intellectual Property Review
    • chapters in Vaughan & Robertson, Law of European Union, and Halsbury’s Laws of England on the application of EU competition law to intellectual property and vertical agreements
    • chapters in Tolley’s Domain Names – A Practical Guide
    • numerous articles, particularly on the application of competition and free trade law to IP
  • Personal interests

    Walking, theatre, judaica

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