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Queen Elizabeth Building

Queen Elizabeth Building

Since the war, the Temple was the scene of much rebuilding. One of the new buildings that emerged after the war was Queen Elizabeth Building, opened in November 1957. The building was occupied by an important patent set, headed consecutively by Stafford Cripps and...

New Court

New Court

New Court was a strong patent set known because it was the place that nurtured the first barristers who became specialist patent judges in Britain. It was the home of Lloyd Jacob and Jack Whitford and was afterwards headed by Bruce Spalding and Vivian Price. Although...

Francis Taylor Building

Francis Taylor Building

Francis Taylor Building received its name after Sir Francis Taylor QC, Lord Maenen, a bencher of the Inner Temple. This building was also re-designed after the war by the English architect Sir Edward Maufe. Since the late 1950s, the place was home to an important...

Essex Court

Essex Court

Essex Court was for some time the most important set where trade mark law was practised. Although it had a history that dates back to the times in which Kenneth Swan developed his practice, it became a leading trade mark set when the Burrells took over. Robert Burrell...

6 Pump Court

6 Pump Court

Pump Court, situated at the very heart of the Temple and perhaps its most typical quarter, is the area where two patent chambers were located for most of the twentieth century. The first was a leading set located at number six and was occupied, among others, by Kew...

5 New Square

5 New Square

5 New Square was a peculiar set because it was located in Lincoln’s Inn while the majority of patent chambers were still situated in the Temple. Their different location was also accompanied by differences in practice. The chamber’s work did not particularly consist...

3 Pump Court

3 Pump Court

Pump Court, situated at the very heart of the Temple and perhaps its most typical quarter, is the area where two patent chambers were located for most of the twentieth century. The first was a leading set located at number six and was occupied, among others, by Kew...