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Unwired Planet v Huawei [2018] EWCA Civ 234423 October 2018Andrew Lykiardopoulos QC, alongside James Segan of Blackstone Chambers, appeared for the Appellants, Huawei. Adrian Speck QC, Isabel Jamal and Tom Jones, alongside Sarah Ford QC of Brick Court Chambers, appeared for the Respondents, Unwired Planet. The appeal was from the decision of Birss J in which he had determined FRAND terms for a global […]
Parainen Pearl Shipping v Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi [2018] EWHC 2628 (Pat)11 October 2018Tom Moody-Stuart QC and Lindsay Lane appeared for the Claimants in their claim for a declaration of non-infringement of a patent for a pneumatic cement discharge system. James Abrahams QC, alongside Kathryn Pickard of 11 South Square, appeared for the Defendants. The Claimants own a vessel incorporating a pneumatic cement discharge system in accordance with […]
Parainen Pearl Shipping & Ors v Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi [2018] EWHC 2628 (Pat)11 October 2018Tom Moody-Stuart QC and Lindsay Lane appeared for the Claimants in their claim for a declaration of non-infringement of a patent for a pneumatic cement discharge system. James Abrahams QC, alongside Kathryn Pickard of 11 South Square, appeared for the Defendants. The Claimants own a vessel incorporating a pneumatic cement discharge system in accordance with […]
Argos Limited v Argos Systems Inc. [2018] EWCA Civ 22119 October 2018James Mellor QC, Jonathan Hill and Maxwell Keay appeared for the Appellant, Argos Limited. Martin Howe QC and Jaani Riordan appeared for the Respondent, Argos Inc. The Appellant is a well-known consumer goods retailer, based in the UK and trading mainly in the UK and Ireland. The Appellant is the registered proprietor of the EU […]
Beth Collett joins 8 New Square28 June 2018Chambers is delighted to announce that Beth Collett has accepted an offer of tenancy which she will take up on the completion of pupillage at the end of September. Beth holds a BA from Mansfield College, Oxford. During pupillage Beth has been involved in several major patent, trade mark and copyright cases. Beth’s pupil supervisors […]
Lord Justice Kitchin appointed to Supreme Court28 June 2018Chambers wish to congratulate Lord Justice Kitchin on his appointment to the Supreme Court commencing October 2018. 
8 New Square participate in the London Legal Walk 20181 June 20188 New square joined over 12,000 walkers on the London Legal Walk on the 21 May 2018. James Mellor QC, Quentin Cregan, Ben Newham, Paul Worrall and Philip Taylor walked the 10-kilometre route, raising funds for the London Legal Support Trust’s work on enabling access to justice. Chambers raised a total of £1,960 for a […]
GDPR – New Privacy Notices24 May 20188 New Square has published new privacy notices for Chambers and for Members of Chambers. They are available below: 8 New Square Privacy Notice Privacy Notice for Individuals Practicing from Chambers
Conversant v Huawei [2018] EWHC 808 (Pat)23 May 2018Adrian Speck QC, Isabel Jamal and Thomas Jones appeared for the Claimant, Conversant, in the Defendants’ challenge to the jurisdiction of the English court. Conversant’s claim is for patent infringement by the Defendants, and seeks the determination of a FRAND licence as part of its claimed relief. The Defendants argued that the English court had no jurisdiction, first on […]
Conversant Wireless Licensing SARL v Huawei Technologies and Ors [2018] EWHC 808 (Pat)23 May 2018Adrian Speck QC, Isabel Jamal and Thomas Jones appeared for the Claimant, Conversant, in the Defendants’ challenge to the jurisdiction of the English court. Conversant’s claim is for patent infringement by the Defendants, and seeks the determination of a FRAND licence as part of its claimed relief. The Defendants argued that the English court had […]