Jeremy Morton

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London office
  • IP & Technology
  • Media & Entertainment
  • ESG, Compliance & Investigations
M: +44 (0) 7394 563 339
T: +44 (0) 20 7139 8238
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Jeremy advises on IP & Technology, and IP aspects of Media & Entertainment, both contentious and non-contentious. He handles all types of intellectual property litigation and strategic advice, including in relation to trade marks, copyright and designs, patents, trade secrets and data. He also advises on IP licensing, as well as brand management and data privacy law. Jeremy’s experience includes in particular resolving disputes relating to trade marks, copyright, designs and patents, trade mark filing and oppositions, strategic advice relating to IP aspects of brand launches and marketing campaigns, and data protection problem-solving and compliance advice. He has longstanding experience with clients in the tech, consumer, fashion and entertainment sectors, among many others. He is also a member of our ESG, Compliance & Investigations team. The Legal 500 has described Jeremy as “an extremely skilled lawyer” known for his “swift turnaround,” and he is one of only a few lawyers ranked in Managing IP’s “IP Stars” for both patents and trade marks. Who’s Who Legal rates him as a “Global Leader” in the area of Information Technology and has noted that he “excels at the intersection of IT and IP matters, expertly handling contentious and non-contentious matters in a range of sectors.” Before joining Temple Bright in 2019, Jeremy trained and qualified at Simmons & Simmons in the City, where he was a partner for 10 years, and was also a partner for several years at media law firm Harbottle & Lewis.


Relevant experience at Temple Bright includes:

  • Advising a leading global provider of cargo equipment on a trade mark dispute with a former sales agent.
  • Advice to a Nordic med tech start-up on a patent dispute, including UKIPO opinion proceedings.
  • Multi-territory trade mark filing strategy and coordination for a large, international trade association.
  • Representing a household name telecoms service provider in UK trade mark opposition proceedings.
  • Assisting a fragrance start-up with brand clearance and trade mark protection.
  • Pursuing multiple successful trade mark oppositions for a US-based nutritional supplements brand.
  • Advice to a marketing consultancy on IP issues relating to proposed client campaigns including parodies.
  • Providing guidance to a US digital platform regarding potential liability for copyright infringement in the UK.
  • Working with an online recruitment support platform on GDPR compliance.
  • Representing a well-known German personal care device manufacturer in disputes based on designs and trade marks.