Victoria Jones joined 3PB in 2009 after having previously been a tenant at Hogarth Chambers and having worked at Wiggin LLP.
Victoria’s IP practice continues to flourish. She is developing a strong reputation in the field of trademarks and passing off and has in the last year acted for well-known clients such as Victoria’s Secret and The Royal Mint. Her practice also includes all aspects of copyright, designs and breach of confidence actions.
She has numerous ongoing cases in both the IPEC and the Chancery Division and regularly conducts hearings at the UKIPO.
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Victoria is an Intellectual Property specialist. Her IP practice covers all aspects of trade marks, passing off, copyright, designs and breach of confidence. She has extensive experience in the High Court, IPEC and the UKIPO including applications for interim injunctions and other forms of interlocutory relief.
Victoria is particularly well known for her expertise in trade mark and passing off matters. She has acted for several well-known brands in proceedings in the High Court and the IPEC. She also represents and advises clients in relation to proceedings and applications before the UKIPO and the EUIPO. Clients include: Virgin, Victoria’s Secret, Lidl, Cape Plc and The Royal Mint.
Victoria’s copyright and design practice is extensive. Her copyright work encompasses all areas including architect disputes, computer software infringement, musical copyright claims and all related areas such as database rights. She currently represents defendants in a claim for copyright infringement relating to over 3000 artistic works. In relation to designs, Victoria has advised and represented well-known brands in relation to registered and unregistered design right infringement and has recently acted for a leading supplier of hospital equipment and a leading manufacturer of hairstyling equipment.
Victoria also has extensive experience in seeking (and defending applications for) interim relief including interim injunctions, search and seizure orders, freezing orders, inspection orders and applications for pre-action disclosure.
Coreix Ltd v Coretx Holdings Plc & 8 ors  EWHC 1695 (IPEC)
Royal Mint Ltd v Commonwealth Mint & Philatelic Bureau Ltd  EWHC 417 (Ch)
George East Housewares Ltd v Fackelmann GMBH & Co KG and another  EWHC 2476 (IPEC)
'SOLISPOST’ Trade Mark: BL O/234/26, 12 May 2016 – Invalidity proceedings based upon prior rights and bad faith
(1) OOO Abbott (2) Godfrey Victor Chasmer v (1) Econowall UK Ltd (2) Project Consulting & Construction Ltd (3) Smith Brewer Ltd (4) Retail Display Connections Ltd  EWHC 660 (IPEC)
Jonathan Malcolm-Green v And So To Bed Ltd  EWHC 4016 (IPEC)
Earthworks Environment Ltd v Beale (QBD) LTL 1/3/2013
National Guild of Removers and Storers Ltd v Alliance Removals and Storers Ltd and Barrett (September 2011- Patents County Court)
Redwood Tree Services Ltd v Warren Aspey t/a Redwood Tree Surgeons  EWPCC 014
Freshtime UK Ltd v Wayne  EWHC 3639 (Ch)
PPL v Gough  All ER (D) 255 (Oct)
Coty Prestige Lancaster Group GmbH and Anor v Beauty Collection (London) Ltd  EWHC 3087 (Ch);  All ER (D) 388
Victoria spoke at Cambridge University's IP summer school on 18th August 2017.
On 27th June 2017, Victoria gave the following seminar to CITMA: 'A sovereign affair - an update and commentary on the Royal Mint and other cases and some evidentiary tips and tactics'.
'Talented and experienced junior who regularly acts in design, copyright and breach of confidence disputes on behalf of a premium clientele. Market sources praise her courtroom presence and her expert advice.'
Strengths: "The number-one choice for IP counsel in the West of England. Very bright and a true joy to work with." "Extremely versatile and flexible. Very strong intellect and very personable. Extremely strong advocate."
Chambers UK 2018/Intellectual Property - The Regions (Bar) - Band 1
'At 3PB, Victoria Jones focuses on trademark and passing-off cases. She garners plaudits for her down-to-earth style and practical approach.'
World Trademark Review 1000 2018/Junior Counsel, intellectual property.
'Enjoys a strong reputation in the field for her broad-based knowledge and significant expertise. Her diverse practice covers areas such as passing off, breach of confidence and trade mark disputes.
Strengths: “Excellent in court with a very friendly manner that puts clients at ease. She has an impressive intellect and an excellent eye for detail.” “First-class, she adopts a commercial approach, manages client expectations and is remarkably quick to respond.”'
Chambers UK 2017/Intellectual Property - The Regions (Bar) - Band 1
'Victoria Jones of 3PB Barristers is appreciated by solicitors for her "deft handling of difficult lay clients", and is hailed as "personable and pragmatic""
World Trademark Review 1000 2017/Junior Counsel, intellectual property.
‘She has excellent technical skills and a good client manner.’
Legal 500 2017/London Bar, Tier 4, Intellectual property – Leading juniors
'Particularly strong at trade marks and passing-off cases, and someone with a burgeoning reputation in the growing field of online intellectual property. Acts in Bristol and the South West, and is a leading IP figure in the region.
Strengths: "Very strong intellect and very personable. An extremely strong advocate." "Becoming Bristol’s premier IP specialist barrister, providing a very credible alternative to London."'
Chambers UK 2016/Intellectual Property - The Regions (Bar) - Band 1
‘She distils complicated legal issues into easily digestible language.’
Legal 500 2016/London Bar, Tier 4, Intellectual property – Leading juniors
'Victoria Jones of 3PB has a great reputation on trademark and passing off matters'
World Trademark Review 1000 2016/intellectual property.
'Bristol-based and quickly establishing a strong following amongst the leading IP solicitors in the South West. She has recently been instructed on a number of significant trade mark and passing-off cases, and is a popular speaker on issues such as online IP.
Expertise: "She is first-rate; she's personable, she gets stuck in, and her knowledge of the law is excellent." "She is very user-friendly and responsive, and clients really like her."'
Chambers UK 2015/Intellectual Property – The Regions (Bar) – Band 1
‘Her technical skills are excellent; she takes complicated issues and explains them succinctly and clearly to lay clients.’
Legal 500 2015/London Bar - Tier 4, Intellectual property – Leading juniors
- LLB (Hons) (Law with French)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Commercial IP
- Hardwicke Entrance Award (Lincoln's Inn)
- Ethram Scholar (2003)
- Chancery Bar Association
- IP Bar Association
Victoria Jones is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.More Information
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