Katherine Moggridge

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Called to the Bar 2012

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


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 relie;, 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

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.




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