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Pfizer v F. Hoffman La-Roche [2019] EWHC 1520 (Pat)20 September 2019Richard Meade QC and Thomas Jones  appeared for the Claimant, Pfizer, and Andrew Lykiardopoulos QC and Mark Chacksfield QC appeared for the Defendant, Roche, in a case concerning Arrow relief in circumstances where no UK Patent could grant by reason of dedesignations. The case concerned Pfizer’s proposed launch of a biosimilar containing bevacizumab to be […]
Congratulations to Jennifer Dixon27 June 2019Chambers are pleased to announce that Jennifer Dixon has accepted a tenancy at 8 New Square. She will join as a tenant in September after a succesful completion of pupillage. Jennifer holds an LLB from University College London. During pupillage, Jennifer has been involved in several major patent, trade mark and copyright cases. Jennifer’s pupil […]
London Legal Walk17 June 2019On Monday 17th June, a team of walkers from 8 New Square took part in the annual 10K London Legal Walk, which is sponsored by The Law Society and LexisNexis. The team joined 15,000 people walking to help raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust.  The Trust works to support law centres and legal […]
The First 100 Years – Women in Law10 June 2019The First 100 Years The First 100 Years is a ground-breaking history project, supported by the Law Society, the Bar Council and CILEx, charting the journey of women in law since 1919.  The project aims to ensure a strong and equal future for all women in the legal profession by raising awareness about their history […]
Daniel Alexander QC talk on Enforcing Patents Smoothly15 May 2019In March, Daniel Alexander spoke at a conference on "Enforcing Patents Smoothly: From Automatic Injunctions to Proportionate Remedies". The seminar was organised by the Institute of Law and Technology/Chair of Private Law, Intellectual Property Law and Technology Law at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg , Germany. There is a developing line of case law relating to the […]
Charlotte May QC named in WIPR Influential Women in IP 2019 list7 May 2019Charlotte May QC has recently been named as one of 80 influential women in the inaugral edition of World IP Review's Influential Women in IP 2019. The women featured represent some of the most prominent lawyers in the industry. 
Quentin Cregan accredited mediator4 May 2019 Quentin Cregan completed the Bar Council Accredited Mediator Training Foundation Course on 3 May 2019 and is now an accredited mediator
Charlotte May QC accredited mediator3 May 2019Charlotte May QC completed the Bar Council Accredited Mediator Training Foundation Course on 3 May 2019 and is now an accredited mediator. 
Daniel Alexander QC talk at CIPIL Seminar, University of Cambridge2 May 2019On 2nd May 2019, Daniel Alexander QC spoke at the University of Cambridge at a CIPIL Seminar: ‘Certainty and its Boundaries – Contemporary Issues in the Scope of Patent Protection’. The seminar examined some of the key theoretical issues relating to scope of protection of IP rights, drawing on examples from patents, registered designs, trade […]
Technetix BV v Teleste [2019] EWHC 928 (Pat)3 April 2019James Mellor QC appeared for the Defendant, Teleste, in this pre-trial review in a patent action. At the pre-trial review the Claimants, Technetix, made, inter alia, an unconditional application to amend their patent. The Claimants’ unconditional amendment sought to delete Claim 1 of the patent and to amend Claim 2 as a matter of form […]