Craig Orr QC and Oliver Butler, instructed by Travers Smith, acted for Pathfinder Minerals plc (“Pathfinder”) in proceedings arising out of the attempted misappropriation of its mining rights over heavy mineral sands deposits in Mozambique by one of its former directors, General Jacinto Veloso, and two of its shareholders, Mr Diogo Cavaco and J.V. Consultores Internacionais Limited. The...
Emma Himsworth QC, instructed by Charles Russell LLP, acted for Cadbury UK Limited (“Cadbury”) in relation to its application to register the colour purple (Pantone 2685C) as a trade mark. The application for registration was filed by Cadbury in 2004 and was subsequently opposed by Société des Produits Nestlé S.A. (“Nestlé”) on a number of different...
Michael Fealy and Nick Sloboda acted for Mr Sinclair and Sokol in their successful application to strike out a claim made against them by Michael Wilson & Partners ("MWP"). Teare J struck out the claim on the grounds that it was an abuse of process because it comprised a collateral attack upon an arbitration award by MWP. In an arbitration between MWP and Mr Emmott, the tribunal had decided that...
On 22 August 2012, the High Court rejected Camelot’s challenge to the Gambling Commission’s decision to licence the Health Lottery under the Gambling Act 2005. ‘The Health Lottery’ consists of 51 separate community interests companies (CICs) which have outsourced the management of their lotteries to The Health Lottery ELM Limited (THL). In September 2010 the Gambling Commission...
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