Martyn Fish


Martyn advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law with a focus on intellectual property litigation.

Martyn has been involved in numerous High Court actions in the fields of patents, trade marks, copyright, design rights and misuse of confidential information. He regularly acts for clients at all stages of litigation from pre-action issues right through to trial and appeal. Martyn’s work often has an international aspect and he has considerable experience of co-ordinating legal teams in various jurisdictions.

Martyn’s clients are drawn from all sectors and include multinational companies, Universities and SMEs. He has been successful in a number of high profile patent infringement actions with technologies as diverse as pharmaceuticals (Glenmark Generics v GSK [2013] EWHC 148 (Pat) concerning GSK’s anti-malarial, Malarone), medical devices and complicated hydraulic devices (such as Triumph Actuation Systems Inc v Eaton Limited [2007] EWHC 1367 (Pat))

Martyn has extensive experience of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and in 2013 successfully acted for the defendants in the first trial before the new court (Manvers Engineering v Lubetech). He also has experience of entitlement, revocation and ownership disputes before the UK Intellectual Property Office.