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Congratulations to Henry Edwards25 March 2020Chambers is very pleased to announce that Henry Edwards has commenced practice having accepted a tenancy at 8 New Square. 
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic23 March 2020In light of the British Government’s recent announcement (23rd March 2020) 8 New Square has implemented the following protocol to protect the health and safety of its members, staff, clients and visitors, whilst remaining open for business. Our clerks will be able to answer any queries regarding current and new instructions and have the capability […]
Iona Berkeley talks about Sky v SkyKick16 March 2020On 4th March, Iona Berkeley gave a lecture to the INN Group of solicitors hosted at Bristows LLP on the topic of the recent CJEU Judgment in the Sky v SkyKick litigation, which particularly concerns recent developments in the area of bad faith and trade mark law.
2020 Managing IP Awards6 March 20208 New Square won IP Set of the Year at the 2020 Managing IP Awards, with Ashton Chantrielle winning Junior IP Barrister of the Year. Daniel Alexander QC, Adrian Speck QC, Charlotte May QC and Lindsay Lane QC were nominated in the Senior IP Barrister of the Year category. Isabel Jamal and Jaani Riordan were […]
Great Legal Bake18 February 2020On 10th February, we took part in the Great Legal Bake, organised by the London Legal Support Trust.  Members of Chambers baked, donated and bought cakes, raising £205 for the Trust.  The money raised will be used to support the valuable work of law centres and legal advice agencies in London and the South East. […]
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc v (1) Nathan James (2) Jordan Salvato (3) Paris Steer (4) Cameron Boness (5) Jonathan Eke [2020] EWHC 179 (Pat)29 January 2020Jaani Riordan appeared for the claimants in a claim for breach of an end user licence agreement, copyright infringement and circumvention of technological protection measures. The claim related to the development, distribution and sale of cheat software called Epsilon for use with the video game Grand Theft Auto V (“GTAV”). Epsilon is a software program […]
Managing Intellectual Property Awards 202028 January 2020
Beth Collett nominated in Women in Law Awards 202028 January 2020Beth Collett has been nominated in the ‘Rising Star’ category at the Women in Law Awards 2020. The Awards take place in June, and will honour the inspiring achievements of women in all areas of the legal industry.
Christopher Wheat v Google LLC [2020] EWHC 27 (Ch)15 January 2020Jaani Riordan appeared for the respondent (“Google”) in this appeal against a decision of Chief Master Marsh refusing to grant the appellant, Mr Wheat, permission to serve Google out of the jurisdiction. Mr Wheat operated a website to which he had uploaded photographs and articles that he had authored. He discovered that third parties were […]
Easygroup Ltd v (1) Easyfly SA (2) Alfonso Avila Velandia and (3) Gie Avions de Transport Regional [2020] EWHC 40 (Ch)14 January 2020Jaani Riordan appeared as Junior Counsel for the proposed Third Defendant (“ATR”), a subsidiary of Airbus, in this opposition to joinder. EasyGroup brought a claim alleging trade mark infringement, passing off and unlawful means conspiracy against the First Defendant, a Colombian airline providing domestic flights in Colombia under the name EASYFLY, and related claims against […]