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Chris Pearson

  • Intellectual property, media & entertainment  

    Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment

    Chris has a particular focus on intellectual property, media & entertainment, advising and representing clients ranging from large companies and substantial brand owners to entrepreneurs and artists. Clients have access to his experience acting in high-profile litigation, technically complex cases or cases involving known personalities, and advising on non-contentious IP issues, drafting IP agreements or handling sensitive negotiations.

    News & Resources

    The Rules of Hyperlinking

    Posting a hyperlink to copyright works that appear on the internet without a copyright owner's consent is not an infringement, unless done for financial gain. So the CJEU ruled on 8 September 2016 in GS Media v Sanoma (Case C – 160/15).

    10th October 2016 Read more

Profile

Chris can be hired directly by businesses and private individuals, as well as through a solicitor. He is a specialist in intellectual property, media & entertainment law.

IP Counsel of the Year in England

Chris Pearson- IP Council of the year

Chris was recently chosen as the Winner of the 2014 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award “IP Counsel of the Year in England”.

The Corporate Intl Magazine Global Awards recognise leading lawyers in their specialist areas and reward excellence not only in expertise but also in service. The winners of the awards are decided by an independent panel of professionals including senior partners of global law firms and chief executives of international businesses following a detailed research and shortlisting process.

Further information

Qualifications

  • Durham University – Bsc. Hons. Mathematics
  • College of Law, Guildford – Diploma in Law
  • Inns of Court School of Law – Bar Vocational Course

Languages

  • Fluent French

Memberships

  • Bar of England and Wales (called 1995)
  • Bar of Northern Ireland (called 1996)

Interests

Food – especially from the sea. Swimming. Books and films. Music. Provence and all its bounty. His three children. Chris also writes novels  – his latest is Proof of Death, a thriller featuring lawyer Richard Troy.

News & Resources

The Rules of Hyperlinking

Posting a hyperlink to copyright works that appear on the internet without a copyright owner's consent is not an infringement, unless done for financial gain. So the CJEU ruled on 8 September 2016 in GS Media v Sanoma (Case C – 160/15).

10th October 2016 Read more
Chris Pearson


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Year of Call 1995

Email

chrispearson@lambchambers.co.uk

Contact clerk

Cliff Alderson

020 7797 8303

VAT Reg No

120112592

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