Lewis Silkin LLP

Simon Chapman

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Partner. Specialises in contentious and non-contentious IP and IT disputes encompassing patents, copyright, trade marks, designs, passing off and the protection of confidential information; experience of acting on behalf of brand owners against those involved in counterfeit and pirate goods; including infringement on the internet; appointed as an expert by Nominet for the determination of disputes arising from the registration of domain names in the UK. Notable cases: Cala v Mcalpine; Stoddard v William Lomas; Philips v Remington; Gerber v Gerber; Reckitt Benckiser v Home Pairfum; Coward v Phaestos; Lush v Amazon; Enterprise v Europcar; Jack Wills v House of Fraser. He has extensive experience of advising on technology disputes, including pre-termination strategies.


Qualified 1991; Partner, Lochners/Laytons 1998; Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse 2004; Partner, Lewis Silkin 2009.

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Lawyers Organisation; Institute of Trade Mark Agents.


Education: School - Ellesmere College; University - Bristol; College of Law - Guildford. Interests: family, golf, cricket, tennis.