Practices for complying with IPREG’s code of conduct vary across the patent profession. In this webinar, James Tumbridge, a barrister specialising in Intellectual Property Litigation and a partner at Venner Shipley LLP, will take a look at the rules on money laundering and provide advice on the best approach to compliance and conflicts.
James Tumbridge, Venner Shipley LLP
James is an Intellectual Property Litigation partner in our legal services team. He has extensive experience in commercial litigation, intellectual property and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). His practice has covered a wide variety of matters including; commercial litigation, admiralty, employment, insolvency, banking, pensions, and mortgage claims. He focuses on intellectual property disputes; and has been involved in cases such as the Supreme Court decision in R. v. Prudential on the issue of whether legal professional privilege applies to non-lawyers representing the interests of the IP community, the House of Lords decision in RPR v Yeda concerning patent entitlement to a cancer therapy, CCH v the Law Society of Upper Canada a decision of the Canadian Supreme Court concerning copyright in judgments, trade mark cases such as the Enterprise Court decision protecting the Dyno-Rod mark from rogue plumbers, as well as design and confidential information disputes in the High Court.
James’ work also extends to anti bribery compliance, data protection matters; compliance for politicians and political campaigns, advertising and promotions, as well as issues with data capture for those dealing in virtual currency and customer data. He has been an ad hoc advisor to various UK MPs and MEPs on a range of IP and dispute issues. Through his engagement with policy makers he has extensive Government relations experience and advises clients on how to prepare for legislative changes and regulation compliance. As a consequence of his regulatory work with politicians James also has a sub-specialism in election law.
James is also a qualified mediator, listed with the world intellectual property organisation (WIPO), the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office, ADR Group, IDRS, Talk Mediation, Clerksroom and a number of other ADR providers. He also spent two years chairing the International Trade Mark Association’s ADR committee.
James has truly global experience appearing as an advocate in courts in the USA, Canada and the Falkland Islands, he has also worked on disputes in Gibraltar, the Isle of Man, Germany, France, Austria and Spain.
James’ writing has been featured in numerous publications inter alia; International Company and Commercial Law Review, Commercial Litigation Review, World Intellectual Property Report, EIPR, AIPPI, Canadian Intellectual Property Journal, ABA IPL Section, BioScience Law Review, the Law Society of Upper Canada Intellectual Property Law Year Review, Oxford Journal of IP Law & Practice, and in the Federated Press Federal Intellectual Property Review Journal. He is also the author of a book on qualification: Tumbridge's Guide to Legal Qualification: The Common Law World.