Zuru v LEGO Group


Acting as senior counsel for the LEGO Group on claims against Zuru for trade mark infringement, passing off and breach of the Fair Trading Act.  Opposing applications by Zuru for declarations of non-infringement.  12 day trial in the Auckland High Court in May 2023, judgment in favour of the LEGO Group (currently on appeal to the Court of Appeal). The High Court judgment was reported at (2023) 173 IPR 146.

Brands Limited v Bed Bath ‘N’ Table Pty Limited


Senior counsel for New Zealand manchester and homewares retailer Bed Bath & Beyond in a claim for trade mark infringement, trade mark invalidity, passing off and breach of the Fair Trading Act by its competitor, Bed Bath N’ Table. Three week trial in the Wellington High Court held in July/August 2022.

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