Timothy Pinto

Timothy Pinto

Senior Counsel

Taylor Wessing

Lawyer Type:
  • Solicitor
Years Qualified:

Taylor Wessing

Personal Profile

Specialising in contentious intellectual property, advertising, and media law, Tim made his mark early by winning the Skone James Prize for his article 'The influence of the European Convention on Human Rights on Intellectual Property Rights'. Tim advises media and technology companies and other corporates, particularly UK and US.

His expertise covers designs, trade marks, passing off, copyright, and confidential information, plus advertising, defamation and privacy. His litigation experience includes High Court, Court of Appeal, UK Registry, OHIM and ASA proceedings. He helped achieve one of the first emergency injunctions under the American Arbitration Association rules, following a multi-jurisdictional video-conference hearing. Recent work has covered Norwich Pharmacal applications, parallel imports, user generated content/social media, patent and registered design infringement, reputation management and libel disputes.

Tim became a barrister before qualifying as a solicitor at Taylor Wessing. He has a Master's degree (LLM) with merit in international and comparative copyright and trade mark law and information technology law from University College London and a Diploma in intellectual property law from the University of Bristol. He also has a philosophy degree from King's College London.

Tim regularly gives talks on topics such as social media, parallel trade, reputation management and libel.


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