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Global Guide 2022
UK Intellectual Property
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation - UK
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Full-service offering able to marshal resources in every conceivable area of IP law and scientific discipline. Capable of coordinating the most complex international disputes, licensing strategies and IP-rich corporate transactions. A leading destination for heavyweight telecommunications and life sciences patent litigation. Advises household-name brands on all aspects of trade mark law.   

Work Highlights

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  • Successfully represented Olaplex, an innovative Californian startup, in a patent infringement case against L’Oréal. 

Notable Practitioners

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Stephen Bennett
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Stephen Bennett is a patent litigator comfortable leading cases concerning hi-tech, life sciences and chemicals for large companies and SMEs alike. He has appeared before the highest-level courts in the UK and the EU, including notable past wins before the Supreme Court.
"Stephen Bennett is extremely pragmatic and always thinking of the client first." "He is very thorough in terms of his grasp of the legal and technical issues. More importantly, he has good judgement in terms of strategy." 

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Joel Smith
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Band 2

Joel Smith handles contentious matters concerning all core rights for companies in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, entertainment, technology and aviation. His disputes practice is complemented by extensive experience leading IP-driven transactions.
"In addition to being clever, he is very calm and unflappable, which is very important in high-stress litigation." "Joel Smith goes the distance to understand the client's needs. He is very good technically and conveys it in a concise and targeted manner." "He is exceptional, concise in communication and highly experienced."

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Daniel Brook
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Band 3

Daniel Brook frequently litigates complex cross-border patent disputes for large corporates in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. He also has experience representing aviation and engineering firms in patent litigation.
"Extremely clever and wise in his assessment." "He has a ferocious intellect and an encyclopaedic grasp of principles and case law." 

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Joel Smith
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