Robert is a commercial litigator and has broad experience in chancery, commercial and business related civil litigation with specialist knowledge in intellectual property and media and entertainment. Primarily known as a litigator he has undertaken many heavily contested often high profile trials and devoted a substantial part of his practice to specialist advice work.
His specialist business practice focuses on: Commercial and Chancery; Intellectual Property (trademarks, copyright, passing-off, patents and design rights); Media & entertainment (including music disputes) and Defamation / Privacy.
His intellectual property practice ranges from trade marks to copyright, patents and design right work and he has extensive experience of defamation and privacy claims.
Robert has chaired and for some years delivered lectures at the annual intellectual property law and sports law conferences for London Legal Training. His lecture topics have included privacy and image rights, performers’ rights, performers’ royalties, database rights and freedom of movement of goods. He is also co-author of Privacy and Personality Rights: Commercial Exploitation and Protection.
Robert has particular experience of handling Intellectual Property cases with a Commercial aspect.