Litigation

Assessing risk, setting strategy and taking the lead on some of the most complex, novel or business-critical cases around the world.

Patent litigation

Patent litigation

Our patent litigation practice combines technical expertise covering all the major scientific and engineering disciplines, with an unrivalled depth and breadth of litigation experience.

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Brands, designs & copyright

Brands, designs & copyright

Our brands team have extensive experience in protecting brands, designs, copyrights, databases, domain names and related rights, and work closely with clients across a range of industry sectors.

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Commercial & technology disputes

Commercial & technology disputes

Our commercial & technology disputes team are not only known for their ability to get to grips with demanding and technically difficult disputes, but have worked on some of the largest cases in technology, life sciences and intellectual property.

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Competition litigation

Competition litigation

Our competition team have long experience in disputes, whether in making or defending claims for damages, dealing with competition law defences to IP infringement claims or handling appeals from regulatory decisions.

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Data breaches and cyber security

Data breaches and cyber security

Our highly experienced data protection team can assist with the immediate response and containment of a security incident, notifying authorities, as well the longer-term impact, including any follow on litigation.

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SEP/FRAND disputes

SEP/FRAND disputes

With our leading high-tech patent litigation and competition law practices, and over a decade’s experience in leading cases, we are uniquely placed to advise both patent owners and implementers alike.

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Media disputes

Media disputes

We advise media and technology companies on disputes relating to published content. Our team comprises of experts with a passion for media law and the experience to back it up.

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IT disputes

IT disputes

We are trusted by leading providers of information technology services to help them manage the issues that arise when their commercial relationships have stopped working.

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What others say

“Bristows’ compact competition team has established itself as one of the market leaders in the pharmaceutical sector and for cases involving a crossover between antitrust and intellectual property.”

Global Competition Review 2021

“Strong UK-based practice offering expertise in pan-European IP matters, with a solid reputation in cross-border matters of both a transactional and contentious nature.”

Chambers and Partners Europe 2021

“You are confident you will get really sound advice from them.”

Chambers and Partners Europe 2021

“Strong UK-based practice offering expertise in pan-European IP matters.”

Chambers and Partners Global 2021

“Advises leading life science clients on patent litigation, with notable strength in revocation and enforcement proceedings.”

Chambers and Partners Global 2021

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