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Senior Partner
Managing Partner

Paul Joseph

Paul Joseph
  • Partner
  • Phone: +44(0)20 3060 6590
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  • Date Admitted : September 2001
  • Practice areas:
  • IP, ICT and commercial contracts
  • Specialisms:
  • Intellectual Property, Technology, Commercial Contracts

Paul advises on both contentious and non-contentious IP and technology matters. On the contentious side, he has litigated across the full range of IP rights (patents, trade marks, copyright and design rights), as well as on IP licence disputes. On the non-contentious side, Paul advises a range of companies on technology and IP related commercial agreements, in particular in the telecoms and retail sectors.



  • Editorial Board, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice
  • Laws Committee, Licensing Executives Society of Great Britain & Ireland


Selected directory listings

  • Paul is "an innovative deal maker and seasoned litigator" - World Trademark Review 1000
  • "Paul Joseph ‘really understands the client and the business’" - The Legal 500 UK, 2015 edition
  • "Combine[s] technical excellence with an astute understanding of client needs" - The Legal 500, 2014 edition
  • "Excellent technical knowledge, negotiation and conflict resolution" The Legal 500, 2011 edition


Examples of relevant work

Paul's experience includes advising:

  • Sports Direct on trade mark infringement and parallel import matters
  • HTC and Saffron Media on the licensing of proprietary video-to-mobile streaming technology and related copyright and contractual issues
  • Japan Tobacco on IP structuring arrangements
  • Betfair on various IP and commercial matters
  • Dialog Seminconductor on patent and know-how licensing
  • Roche on its counter parallel import campaign in respect of diabetes test strips
  • Philips Domestic Appliances and Personal Care in a copyright infringement claim relating to the operating software of a domestic appliance
  • Monsoon Netherlands on its franchise arrangements.
  • Phone: +44(0)20 3060 6590
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