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Robert Dickens

Associate

London

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Robert Dickens

Associate

London

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Publications: 10 January 2023

The key to unlocking a successful trade secrets strategy

Having the right procedures in place can avert breaches of sensitive information—and be crucial in case of emergencies.

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Publications: 15 November 2022

Interim injunctions for product launches: has the horse bolted?

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Publications: 14 March 2022

Considering the IPO’s consultation on designs framework and its impacts

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Blog Post: 22 December 2021

Endeavouring to negotiate in good faith

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Office

London

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Academic

BA (Hons), Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, 2018

LLM, Distinction, Commercial Legal Practice, BPP University, 2020

Pro bono

  • Working with Just for Kids Law to advise and represent young people who have been permanently excluded from school.
  • Working with Z2K to provide legal advice to Londoners experiencing complex benefits and housing issues that are causing financial hardship and crisis.
  • Advising C4RD, an arts charity in Highbury & Islington.
  • Working with REDRESS on raising awareness of and preventing LGBT+ violence and torture globally.
  • Advising Zaytoun, a community interest company which supports the livelihoods of Palestinian farmers, on trade mark matters.
  • Working with Causeway Education on the A&O Smart Start scheme.
  • Working with Brightside Mentoring on the A&O Smarter Futures scheme.

Published work

  • Robert Dickens (2021) ""Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: what next for the UK?"", A&O Digital Hub
  • Robert Dickens (2021) ""Surprising UKIPO decision finds likelihood of confusion on the basis of non-distinctive and descriptive common element"", World Trademark Review
  • Robert Dickens, Beverley Potts (2022) ""Considering the IPO’s consultation on designs framework and its impacts"", LexisNexis
  • Robert Dickens (2022) ""Interim injunctions for product launches: has the horse bolted?"", A&O
  • Mark Ridgway, James Gagen, Jill Ge, Robert Dickens (2023) ""The key to unlocking a successful trade secrets strategy"", World Intellectual Property Review Insights