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Paul Joseph
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Paul Joseph is an IP and technology expert who supports clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues.

Paul's contentious practice encompasses litigation across the full range of IP rights (copyright, trade marks, design rights and patents), as well as IP licence disputes. 

On the non-contentious side, Paul advises a range of companies on technology and IP related commercial agreements.

Paul's recent clients include Betfair, Japan Tobacco, Sports Direct, BBC, Twitter and Dialog Semiconductor.

Directory quotes

"Paul Joseph has had a lot going on across both sides of the contentious/non-contentious divide, but through hard work and dedication, keeps everyone happy; in addition to the BBC brief, he has been managing the portfolio of Dreams and advising Japan Tobacco on the reorganisation of its multi-jurisdictional intra-group licensing arrangements." - World Trade Mark Review 1000 2017

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK, 2016

"the ‘excellent’ Paul Joseph." - The Legal 500 UK, 2016

“Paul is exceptional. He is not afraid to give a view” – IP Stars UK 2016

Paul is "an innovative deal maker and seasoned litigator" - World Trademark Review 1000

Paul is "a go-to resource for non-contentious mandates in particular" - World Trademark Review 1000 2015

"Paul Joseph really understands the client and the business" - The Legal 500, 2015

"Combine[s] technical excellence with an astute understanding of client needs" - The Legal 500, 2014

Memberships

Editorial Board, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 

Laws Committee, Licensing Executives Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Relevant work

Sports Direct- acting on trade mark infringement and parallel import litigation

BBC - acting for the BBC on copyright and trade mark infringement litigation

Twitter - advising on online copyright infringement

HTC and Saffron Media- advising on the licensing of proprietary video-to-mobile streaming technology and related copyright and contractual issues

Japan Tobacco- advising on IP structuring arrangements

Betfair- acting on various contentious IP and commercial matters

Dialog Seminconductor- advising on patent and know-how licensing