Falconer, Douglas

Education
South Shields; King’s College, Durham University (physics)

Call to the Bar
Middle Temple (1950); Bencher (1973); QC (1967)

Chambers
6 Pump Court

Pupils
David Young

Cases
British Syphon Co v Homewood (No.2) [1956] RPC 225

R. v Patents Appeal Tribunal Ex p. Champion Paper and Fibre C [1957] 1 All E.R. 227
Loew’s Inc v Littler (No.2) [1958] 2 All E.R. 200
Football League Ltd v Littlewoods Pools Ltd [1959] 2 All E.R. 546
Carl Zeiss Stiftung v Rayner & Keeler Ltd [1961] RPC 1
Warwick Film Productions v Eisinger [1963] 2 All E.R. 892
Pfizer Corp v Ministry of Health [1963] 3 All E.R. 779
Carl Zeiss Stiftung v Rayner & Keeler Ltd [1964] 3 All E.R. 326
Carl Zeiss Stiftung v Rayner & Keeler Ltd[1965] RPC 141
Pfizer Corp v Ministry of Health [1965] RPC 261
Berlei (UK) Ltd v Bali Brassiere Co Inc (No.1) [1966] RPC 387
Matthew Swain Ltd v Thomas Barker & Sons Ltd [1966] FSR 1
Singer-Cobble Ltd v Ellison[1966] FSR 97
Parks-Cramer Co v GW Thornton & Sons Ltd [1966] RPC 407
Anxionnaz v Ministry of Aviation [1966] RPC 510
Pfizer Corp v Inter Continental Pharmaceuticals Ltd [1966] RPC 565
TERRAMYCIN Trade Mark (No.1) [1966] FSR 339
Barking Brassware Co Ltd’s Patent [1966] FSR 351
Anxionnaz v Rolls Royce Ltd [1967] RPC 419
Warwick Film Productions v Eisinger [1967] 3 All E.R. 367
Berlei (UK) Ltd v Bali Brassiere Co Inc (No.1) [1968] RPC 426
Udylite Corp’s Application [1968] FSR 225
Rodi & Wienenberger AG v Henry Showell Ltd [1968] FSR 100
BULOVA ACCUTRON Trade Mark [1968] FSR 336
Price Brothers & Co Ltd’s Opposition [1968] RPC 324
Zaidener v Barrisdale Engineers Ltd [1968] RPC 488
Magnatex Ltd v Raydyot Ltd [1968] FSR 491
Cavendish House (Cheltenham) Ltd v Cavendish-Woodhouse Ltd [1968] RPC 448
Woven Plastic Products Ltd v British Ropes Ltd [1969] FSR 121
Parks-Cramer Co v GW Thornton & Sons Ltd [1969] RPC 112
Carl Zeiss Stiftung v Rayner & Keeler Ltd [1969] RPC 194
Berlei (UK) Ltd v Bali Brassiere Co Inc (No.1) [1969] RPC 472
Mentmore Manufacturing Co Ltd v Conway Stewart & Co Ltd [1969] FSR 401
Woven Plastic Products Ltd v British Ropes Ltd [1970] FSR 47
General Electric Co Ltd (USA) v General Electric Co Ltd [1970] RPC 339
General Tire & Rubber Co Ltd v Firestone Tyre & Rubber Co Ltd (No.1) [1970] FSR 268
Berlei (UK) Ltd v Bali Brassiere Co Inc (No.2) [1970] RPC 469
Great Lakes Carbon Corp’s Patent [1971] RPC 117
Esso Research and Engineering Co’s Application, Re [1971] FSR 118
J Bollinger SA v Goldwell Ltd (No.1) [1971] RPC 412
Hoe-Crabtree Ltd v Miehle-Goss-Dexter Inc [1971] FSR 502
HP Bulmer Ltd v J Bollinger SA (No.1)[1972] FSR 119
General Electric Co Ltd (USA) v General Electric Co Ltd [1972] FSR 225
Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co v Bondina Ltd [1972] FSR 331
Valor Heating Co Ltd v Main Gas Appliances Ltd [1972] FSR 497
David Kahn Inc v Conway Stewart & Co Ltd (No.2) [1972] FSR 620
Benchairs Ltd v Chair Centre Ltd [1973] FSR 123
Merck & Co (Arth’s) Application [1973] FSR 165
Letraset Ltd v Rexel Ltd [1973] FSR 302
BLUE PARAFFIN Trade Mark [1974] FSR 75
Monsanto Chemical Co’s Patent [1974] FSR 471
Wilkinson Sword Ltd v Gillette Industries Ltd and Warner Lambert Co [1974] FSR 433
Chevron Research Co’s Extension [1975] FSR 1
Showerings Ltd v Entam Ltd [1975] FSR 45
Letraset Ltd v Rexel Ltd [1975] FSR 62
Deere & Co v Archie Kidd Ltd [1975] FSR 246
Sirdar Ltd v Les Fils de Louis Mulliez and Orsay Knitting Wools Ltd [1975] FSR 309
BLUE PARAFFIN Trade Mark [1976] FSR 29
Standex International Ltd v CB Blades Ltd [1976] FSR 114
Star Industrial Co Ltd v Yap Kwee Kor [1976] FSR 256
Congoleum Industries Inc v Armstrong Cork Co [1977] RPC 77
John Hayter Motor Underwriting Agencies Ltd v RBHS Agencies Ltd [1977] FSR 285
Erven Warnink BV v J Townend & Sons (Hull) Ltd (No.1) [1978] FSR 1
LB (Plastics) Ltd v Swish Products Ltd [1978] FSR 32
Berlei (UK) Ltd v Bali Brassiere Co Inc (No.4) [1978] FSR 193
Erven Warnink BV v J Townend & Sons (Hull) Ltd (No.1) [1978] FSR 473
McGregor Clothing Co Ltd’s Trade Mark [1979] RPC 36
GRANADA Trade Mark [1979] RPC 303
Sterwin AG v Brocades (Great Britain) Ltd [1979] RPC 481
Halcon International Inc v Shell Transport and Trading Co [1979] RPC 97
LB (Plastics) Ltd v Swish Products Ltd [1979] RPC 551
Horstman Gear Ltd v Smiths Industries Ltd [1980] FSR 131
Imperial Group Ltd v Philip Morris & Co Ltd[1980] FSR 146
Hazeltine Corp v International Computers Ltd[1980] FSR 521

News Group Newspapers Ltd v Rocket Record Co Ltd [1981] FSR 89

Further References

Aldous, G., Falconer, D., Aldous, W.Terrell on the Law of Patents(London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1965)

Falconer, Douglas

Courtesy of Sally Backhurst