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UK Intellectual Property
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Intellectual Property - UK
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What the team is known for

Acts for market-leading brands in financial services, energy, fashion, life sciences and luxury goods. Powerful trade mark litigation offering and also recommended for licence agreements involving all core rights. Regularly instructed to assist with the coordination of IP disputes with parallel proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. A leading destination for anti-counterfeiting and passing-off disputes.

Work Highlights

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  • Acted on the widely reported ‘purple’ and 'shape' cases for GlaxoSmithKline. The role involved cross-border trade mark and unfair competition litigation against Sandoz in relation to the colour of its inhalation product Airflusal Forspiro, and against Celon Pharma in relation to the shape of its inhalation product Salmex.   

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Alexandra Pygall
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Alexandra Pygall
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Alexandra Pygall's IP practice has an impressive ambit, taking in commercial agreements and also disputes concerning all core rights and also non-traditional trade marks. She represents a varied client base of household names in industries such as fashion, children's toys, pharmaceuticals and luxury goods.
"She has a keen intelligence but is also intensely personable. She brings a strong overview to a case." "She is absolutely fantastic, and her IP advice links in well with our corporate strategy."

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