Case Studies

United Arab Emirates: Arabic language considerations in opposition cases in UAE

10 March 2010

We handled a successful opposition in the UAE which related to two quite different-looking English language brands.

China: Seizure of Counterfeit 'VIAGRA'

01 March 2010

In October 2009, our informant reported a lead of an underground factory manufacturing counterfeit “VIAGRA”, infringing the IP rights of Pfizer.

United Arab Emirates: To seize or not to seize... documents

27 March 2008

Acting for one of our major clients, we convinced the Dubai Court of Urgent Matters to issue conservatory measures order in broad language that allowed the Court Bailiff, enforcing the order, to seize documents related to or evidencing infringing activity.

Multinational Industrial Client Investment into China Based Company

01 January 0001

Before our client made the decision to invest into or acquire a China based automation technology company, they asked for our advice around the strategic implications for their IP.

European Sustainable Resources Company

01 January 0001

Our client had just completed the innovation of a new technology and asked for our help to commercialise this, maximise its value and generate an income stream.

Acting as Sole China Counsel for International Advertising Agency

01 January 0001

For the past 5 years, we have acted as the sole China counsel for an international advertising agency which produces advertisements for a world leading digital device/smartphone company.

Assisting World Leading Luxury Brand Group

01 January 0001

Assisting on marketing agreements and digital strategy

Ongoing advice for an international financial services company

01 January 0001

We provide advice to an international financial services company in relation to all aspects of their marketing and promotional campaigns.