Littleton has long standing experience and expertise in cases involving confidential information/ trade secrets/ soft IP.
Littleton members regularly advise on and assist in the drafting of confidentiality provisions in employment and commercial contracts.
Confidential information issues arise in both employment and commercial cases and Littleton barristers cover the full range of business sectors
Key cases incldue:
Littleton barristers have experience in dealing with cases involving database regulations, copyright, design rights and image rights and passing off.
Key cases include:
In the commercial context, cases involving confidential information often straddle different types of intellectual property so that members of chambers may represent clients in relation to confidential information aspects (and other areas such as economic torts) of cases, alongside other counsel who specialise in “hard” intellectual property matters, such as patents and registration of design rights issues.