Gareth Dickson: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Gareth Dickson

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Copyright
  • Digital Media and E-Commerce
  • Intellectual Property
  • IP Litigation
  • Patents
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Start-up Companies
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Trademark and Trade Dress
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Cloud Computing & Managed IT Services
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
 
EducationUniversity of Cambridge (B.A., Hons, Law); University of Cambridge (M.A., Cantab); Nottingham Law School (L.P.C.)
 
AdmittedNew York; England & Wales
 
Memberships 

Memberships

American Bar Association (ABA)
Law Society Intellectual Property Working Party, Member
New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA)
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)?
Society for Computers and Law (SCL)

 
Biography

Gareth is a litigator in Edwards Wildman's London office. He is a UK qualified solicitor and New York admitted attorney whose practice focuses on the resolution of technology and intellectual property disputes. Gareth is regularly called upon by clients to urgently resolve cross-border disputes involving the technology, financial services, luxury goods and creative industries.

Gareth works to ensure the proper exploitation of technology both locally and internationally and especially in the online environment. His work involves formulating digital strategies, tackling Internet fraud and the misappropriation of protected works, and acting quickly to withdraw counterfeit goods from circulation anywhere in the world. He also evaluates computer-implemented inventions for patent and copyright protection, and has significant experience in the recovery of domain names.

Gareth's notable experience includes:

•Advising on the delivery of IT systems under the 12bn NHS National Programme for IT.
•Representing new gTLD applicants in multiple Legal Rights and Community Objections and advising on issues surrounding delegation.
•Negotiating an exceptional settlement in $20bn bet-the-company literary and artistic copyright, trade secret and patent trial concerning software.
•Forcing the withdrawal of an appeal in a widely reported trade mark action for a prestigious hotel and casino by recovering and organizing evidence the Appellants believed they had destroyed.
•Saving a private equity client over 80% of the claim in an IT mediation.
•Successfully negotiating the settlement of a dispute involving copyright in financial reports for 2% of sum claimed.
•Obtaining two precedent-setting awards in a domain name ADR.
•Coordinating the protection of world-famous brands both on and off-line via Court and ADR proceedings, using a network of professional contacts as well as industry knowledge.
•Securing the favorable settlement of an online dispute by tracing the emails of a private registrant and identifying him as a senior employee of investment bank.
•Regularly advising financial institutions, software houses and others on migration, infrastructure, data management and breach of confidence disputes, as well as in relation to: pre-emptive proceedings and international enforcement of judgments; contractual disputes; misuse of the telecommunications system; IP licensing; and IT project management.

Before Edwards Wildman

Prior to joining Edwards Wildman Gareth worked at a Silver Circle firm where he developed his IP/IT and Internet-based practices, won the Times Legal Rose Bowl in the 2004 Prospects Cup Tournament and captained the firm's Broomball Team. He has also worked in the software and pharmaceutical industries, and many years ago was a two-time Member of the Northern Ireland Youth Parliament.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Gareth enjoys spending time outdoors and by the sea, travelling to see family in Europe and Canada and visiting New York, where he lived for three years before joining Edwards Wildman. He is also a Formula 1 fan and enjoys music, photography, filmmaking and web-design.

 
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Patent Invalidations Pave the Way for Cheaper Breast Cancer Drugs This Year: Hospira UK Ltd v Genentech Inc
Gareth Dickson,Emma Kingston, April 23, 2014
The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court in London has found two patents related to the breast-cancer treatment drug Herceptin invalid, paving the way for generic versions of the drug to be marketed in the UK later this year.

Nintendo Judgment Puts UsedSoft Back in the PC Box
Nicholas C.A. Bolter,Gareth Dickson, January 31, 2014
There was excitement and consternation is roughly equal measure when the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in UsedSoft v. Oracle that developers could not use copyright to prevent the resale of “second-hand” copies of software downloaded from the Internet. The Court came...
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Gareth Dickson

69 Old Broad Street
London 
 

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