Katherine Moggridge

Called to the bar 2012 Junior

Practice Areas

All aspects of Intellectual Property law, including patents, trade marks, passing off, copyright, confidential information, registered designs, design right, and contractual disputes involving intellectual property or technical subject matter.

Recent Cases

Patents

  • Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics Co Ltd v Abbvie Biotechnology Ltd [2017] EWHC 395 (Pat): pharmaceuticals; obviousness; novelty; priority; declaratory relief
  • Liqwd Inc v L’Oreal (UK) Ltd [2017] EWHC 679 (Pat): costs; disclosure; prior use
  • Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics Co Ltd v Abbvie Biotechnology Ltd [2016] EWHC 3383 (Ch): abuse of process; summary judgment/strike out; declaratory relief
  • Actavis & Othrs v ICOS Corp [2016] EWHC 1955 (Pat): pharmaceuticals (formulation and dosage regimens); validity; infringement
  • Teva UK Ltd v ICOS Corp [2016] EWHC 1259 (Pat): claim construction; disclosure (provision of samples)
  • Actavis UK Ltd v Eli Lilly & Co [2016] EWHC 234 (Pat): chemotherapy drugs; declarations of non-infringement
  • Blue Gentian LLC & Anor v Tristar Products (UK) Ltd & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 746: Court of Appeal; garden water hose patents
  • Generics (UK) Ltd (t/a Mylan) v Warner-Lambert Company LLC [2015] EWHC 2548 (Pat): second medical use patents; pharmaceuticals
  • Warner-Lambert v Sandoz: ex parte interim relief; second medical use patent infringement
  • Warner-Lambert v Sandoz & Lloyds: ex parte interim relief; second medical use patent dispute
  • Warner-Lambert v Sandoz & Lloyds [2015] EWHC 3153 (Pat): inter partes hearing; second medical use patents
  • Swiss Pharma v Biogen (settled before trial)
  • Merck v Royalty Pharma (settled before trial)

Trade Marks and Passing off

  • Total Ltd v YouView TV Ltd [2014] EWHC 1963: trade mark infringement and validity; passing off
  • Evegate Publishing Ltd v Newsquest Media (Southern) Ltd [2013] EWHC 1975 (Ch): trade mark infringement and validity; passing off
  • The Entertainer (Amersham) Ltd v The Entertainer FZ LLC: trade mark infringement and validity; passing off
  • Easygroup IP Licensing Limited “EASYPIZZA”: grounds of appeal to the Board of Appeal
  • SIGMA SQUAWK (BL O/115/15): UKIPO; opposition hearing
  • AQUANOVA (BL O/572/15 and O/151/16): UKIPO; opposition hearing
  • HAMILTON & INCHES (BL O/090/17): UKIPO; opposition hearing

Other IP cases

  • Corbiere Ltd v Xu: ex parte interim relief; misuse of confidential information
  • Vivid Arts Ltd v Tom Chambers Ltd: unregistered design infringement; copyright infringement
  • Victor Lilley v Aspermont: copyright infringement

Selection of cases observed/contributed to as a pupil

  • Schutz v Werit: observed patent proceedings before the Supreme Court
  • Novartis v Hospira: pharmaceutical patent; osteoporosis drugs
  • Eli Lilly v JAI: pharmaceutical patent; Alzheimer’s drugs
  • Vringo v ZTE : telecoms patents
  • ASSIA Inc v BT plc: telecoms patents
  • Cadbury v Nestlé: trade mark; three-dimensional shape mark; UKIPO; High Court; General Court

Selection of Cases Observed/Contributed to as a Pupil

  • Schutz v Werit: observed patent proceedings before the Supreme Court)
  • Novartis v Hospira: pharmaceutical patent, osteoporosis drugs,
  • Eli Lilly v JAI: pharmaceutical patent, Alzheimer’s drugs
  • Vringo v ZTE : telecoms patents
  • ASSIA Inc v BT plc: telecoms patents
  • Cadbury v Nestlé: trade mark, three-dimensional shape mark, UKIPO, High Court, General Court
  • Fetim BV v Solid Floor Ltd: trade marks, Intervener’s response as part of an appeal to the General Court)
  • DEK International v Alpha Fry: contractual dispute relating to a Patent and Know How Licence Agreement, IPEC, transfer applications

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

  • 2012-2013: 12-month pupillage at Three New Square, to Tom Hinchliffe, Simon Malynicz, Tom Mitcheson and Geoff Pritchard, covering all aspects of Intellectual Property law
  • 2011-2012: Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School, Holborn
  • 2010-2011: Graduate Diploma in Law, City Law School
  • 2007-2010: BSc Biochemistry, Kings College London
  • 2008-2009: Biochemistry (Biophysical Chemistry), Berkeley, University of California
  • Mary MacMurray Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Academic Scholar and Academic Exhibitioner, Oundle School

 

She brings a high dose of “can-do” attitude to a case, and punches above her weight for a barrister of her call.’

Legal 500 2017