Johnston, Kenneth

Education
Rugby School (1918-1923); Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (1924-1927)

Call to the Bar
Gray’s Inn (1930); QC (1953); Bencher (1958)

Chambers
5 Fig Tree Court; 8 Kings Bench Walk; Francis Taylor Building

Cases
Boots Pure Drug Co Ltd Trade Mark Application [1937] 4 All ER 23

Fiberglas Canada v Spun Rock Wools [1947] AC 313
Kat v Diment [1951] 1 KB 34
Raleigh Cycle Co Ltd v H Miller & Co Ltd (No.2) [1951] AC 278
Fomento (Sterling Area) v Selsdon Fountain Pen Co [1958] RPC 8
Electrix Ltd v Electrolux Ltd [1959] RPC 283
Amp Inc. v Hellermann Ltd. [1962] RPC 55
R. v Patents Appeal Tribunal Ex p. Geigy (JR) SA [1963] RPC 341
White Hudson & Co v Asian Organisation [1965] RPC 45
F Hoffmann La Roche & Co AG v Inter Continental Pharmaceuticals Ltd [1965] RPC 226
“Bayer” Trade Mark [1966] FSR 63
Ransburg Co v Aerostyle Ltd [1966] FSR 26
Dann’s Application [1966] FSR 81
Geigy S.A.’s Patent [1966] FSR 56
Pfizer & Co. Inc’s Patents (No 1) [1966] FSR 226
Parks-Cramer Co v GW Thornton & Sons Ltd [1966] RPC 407
Sterling-Winthrop Group Ltd v Farbenfabriken Bayer AG (No.1) [1966] FSR 151
Rodi & Wienenberger AG v Henry Showell Ltd [1966] RPC 441
DAIQUIRI RUM Trade Mark [1966] RPC 582
Dann’s Application, Re [1966] RPC 532
Ransburg Co v Aerostyle Ltd [1966] FSR 311
Pfizer & Co Inc’s Patents, Re (No.2) [1966] FSR 299
“Terramycin” Trade Mark [1966] FSR 339
Firestone Tire & Rubber Co’s Patent [1966] FSR 366
Sterling Winthrop Group Ltd v Farbenfabriken Bayer AG (No.3) [1967] RPC 326
“DAIQUIRI Rum” Trade Mark [1967] FSR 229
Anxionnaz v Rolls Royce Ltd [1967] RPC 419

Scherico Ltd’s Application [1968] RPC 407

Further References

K Johnston “The Criterion of Novelty under the British Law” Journal of the Patent Office Society (1958) pp. 14-

K Johnston “The Draft European Patent Convention- A Commentary” Common Market Law Review, vol. 1 (1) pp. 17-29