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