Legal Evidence Surveys
Philip has conducted research projects for legal purposes since 1991 and has conducted some 100 such projects, including seven multi-national projects. These surveys normally relate to passing off or trademark matters. He has given expert evidence in court on twelve occasions.
In addition to conducting surveys he has, on several occasions, been commissioned to review surveys conducted by other agencies and consultants and, where necessary, provide a report reviewing that survey evidence.
For the last 6 years, he has acted as a tutor on expert survey evidence at Nottingham Law School (LL.M in Intellectual Property Litigation). This involves facilitating workshop sessions, including role-playing scenarios involving expert evidence and providing advice / feedback to the students.
Below is a list of cases in which he has given evidence in court:
Guccio Gucci v Paolo Gucci  FSR 81
Chocosuisse Union Des Fabricants Suisses De Chocolat v Cadbury Ltd  RPC 117
Premier Brands UK Ltd. v Typhoon Europe Ltd & Anor  FSR 767
Glaxo Group Ltd & others v. Dowelhurst Ltd & Anor  FSR 529
Associated Newspapers Ltd. & Anor v Express Newspapers  FSR 51
Bouverie No. 1 Ltd v De Vere Hotels & Leisure Ltd  EWHC 2242 (Ch)
Numatic International Ltd v Qualtex UK Ltd  2010 RPC 26
Fage v. Chobani  FSR 32
Cadbury v Nestlé (Kit Kat Shape) IPO, (O-257-13)
Sky v Microsoft  EWHC 1826 (Ch)
ASSOS v ASOS  EWHC 2831 (Ch)
In addition to these surveys, he has assisted clients with a range of planning matters, including shopping centres, housing developments and leisure facilities.
He had also managed surveys relating to regulatory / competition issues.