I am an associate in Fox Williams' intellectual property team, which includes advising on trade marks, passing off, registered and unregistered designs, copyright, patents and confidential information.”
Scott joined Fox Williams in September 2018 and advises clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters. This has included advising and assisting on drafting and responding to pre-action and cease and desist letters; IP cases in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and the High Court; the subsistence and protection of IP rights including design and trade mark filings; trade mark oppositions, revocations and cancellations; co-existence agreements; acting against counterfeiters; and commercial agreements relating to IP rights.
Scott recently completed the Oxford University Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and speaks Spanish at an advanced level. Prior to joining Fox Williams, Scott completed his training contract at the London office of a US law firm before qualifying as an IP lawyer and working for a specialist IP law firm.
Advised Lord Sugar and The Apprentice winners on various design right infringement issues.
Obtained a six figure damages award for claims against Lidl, we have continued to advise Séraphine on several fashion law IP matters.
Acted for Bentley Clothing and obtained a successful High Court judgment in their trade mark infringement claim against Bentley Motors.
Advised luxury equestrian brand Holland Cooper in preventing design infringements of its fur cape design, successfully preventing two competitors from selling products and issuing proceedings against one company where we obtained permission to serve a Court order via Instagram, which is a UK first.
Advised Glanbia Performance Nutrition on various worldwide trade marks and oppositions and acted for them in relation to its High Court claim against The Hut Group Limited and The Hut.com.
Advised fashion brand Marc Darcy in relation to design and trade mark rights in its suits.