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Taylor Wessing

Intellectual Property

6 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Powerful electronics and life sciences patent litigation offering, alongside high-quality commercial, contentious and corporate support work involving all core IP rights. Heavyweight brand protection offering for major fashion and retail clients. Also noted for the quality of its trade mark and patent prosecution service.

Strengths

A client says:"The team overall is extremely well resourced and has deep knowledge of the life sciences market."

Work highlights

Defended ASUS in patent infringement actions brought by Philips, claiming that ASUS's mobile handsets infringe various patents.

Notable practitioners

James Marshall is recommended for his expertise in the many aspects of patent litigation and enforcement strategy. He has significant experience in hi-tech patent disputes and frequently acts for household names in the sector.
"A very sensible, experienced and conscientious lawyer who understands the science and IP issues."

Mark Owen is roundly praised for his stewardship of complex trade mark and copyright disputes. He counts pharmaceuticals, gaming and social media companies among his clients.
"He has a huge amount of knowledge and experience."

Matthew Royle acts for pharmaceuticals companies in patent litigation and also advises them on SPCs and regulation. He has taken a number of cases to the UK Supreme Court.
"A very capable and practical patent litigator."

Nigel Stoate is experienced handling complex life sciences patent disputes before UK and European courts. He acts for numerous leading medical devices and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
"He has fantastic relationships with clients and they really value him as a strategic partner."

Roland Mallinson is called upon for his expertise in managing, developing and enforcing company trade mark portfolios. He is one of the most talented trade mark litigators in the UK market.
"A very good and well-regarded trade mark lawyer."

Simon Cohen is highly regarded for his experience litigating patent disputes for life sciences companies. He is qualified to litigate before UK and European courts.

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Intellectual Property

Taylor Wessing

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Location

5 New Street Square

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 3TW

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

London (Firms)

Intellectual Property


Mark Owen
Band 2
Roland Mallinson
Band 1

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


James Marshall
Band 3
Matthew Royle
Band 3
Nigel Stoate
Band 4
Simon Cohen
Band 2