Lindsay Lane

Lindsay Lane read Natural Sciences and Law at Cambridge. She practises in all areas of intellectual property law including patents, trade marks, copyright, database rights, registered designs, design right, passing off and confidential information and in media and entertainment law. She is recommended in the Legal 500 and in Chambers and Partners for both intellectual property and media and entertainment.

Recent notable cases include 32Red v WHG, an inquiry as to damages for trade mark infringement; BBC v Eos, an application for interim relief in the Copyright Tribunal; A&E Television v Discovery Communications, an action for trade mark infringement and passing off and the patent cases Generics v Yeda, and Schütz v Werit.

This year Lindsay has also been instructed in Force India v 1 Malaysia Racing Team in the Court of Appeal, a breach of confidence case involving the designs for a Formula One car, and the extensive litigation brought by Football Dataco and the Football Leagues concerning rights in databases of football - related data.

Other cases of note include Phones 4u v Phone4u.co.uk in the Court of Appeal on trade mark infringement and passing off, Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers, an action for copyright and breach of confidence relating to the publication of extracts from the Prince's diaries in the Mail on Sunday, and Eddie Irvine v Talksport, which established for the first time in the United Kingdom the right of celebrities to prevent false endorsement under the law of passing off.

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