DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Wiggin LLP

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 3UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Specialist IP firm with the resources to handle the most complex commercial and contentious matters involving all rights. Also has trade mark prosecution and patent litigation offerings. A leading destination for online anti-piracy and copyright infringement efforts.

Strengths

One source describes the firm as "commercial and strategic" with "fast turnaround and very good client focus."

"They are very innovative and very business-oriented," says another interviewee.

Work highlights

Represented Warner Music UK and Sony Music Entertainment UK in High Court proceedings against TuneIn concerning copyright infringement. The claimants won at first instance and the High Court has granted permission for TuneIn to appeal to the Court of Appeal.

Notable practitioners

Anna Carboni is highly respected for working on a broad range of trade mark, design and copyright disputes. She is regularly called upon to act for leading companies in sectors such as pharmaceuticals and electronics.
"Anna is an outstanding lawyer. She is a market leader, very commercial and an expert in IP matters." "She has a brilliant copyright and trade mark practice and is a really good litigator."

Sara Ashby is an accomplished IP litigator with an enviable track record fighting design, patent and trade mark cases of all kinds. Her impressive client list includes well-known fashion and footwear brands.
"An enormously talented litigator and very good at dealing with the inevitable problems clients face during litigation." "Sara's strengths include explaining complex legal matters so that the lay person can understand."

Simon Baggs is a copyright and trade mark litigator celebrated for his track record of success on behalf of luxury brands and media organisations seeking to enforce their rights on the internet. He wins particular praise for his work in anti-counterfeiting actions.

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Intellectual Property


Anna Carboni
Band 1
Sara Ashby
Band 2
Simon Baggs
Band 3