Consumer electronics is another key area of our expertise. We have advised on some of the UK's most high profile disputes in the mobile phone arena as well as dealing with joint ventures and collaborations between manufacturers and suppliers.

In this dynamic and innovation-led market, our ability to understand the technology in question can be a significant advantage, as is our familiarity with distribution channels and networks, the regulatory framework and advertising and branding issues.

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Andrew Bowler

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Experience

Samsung in patent litigation against Ericsson relating to mobile phones and on other mobile phone disputes

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in connection with pan European promotions, data protection compliance, competition and consumer protection law, labelling and regulatory requirements, and on a range of corporate transactions

Denon in relation to the introduction of a new selective distribution network, including competition law advice and the drafting and negotiation of terms with distributors

Freeview on its arrangements with all set top box manufacturers and retailers, and in relation to a dispute relating to the use of "Portable Freeview" for the sale of set top boxes

Philips in connection with the sale of unlicensed DVDs and enforcement programmes

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What others say

“Bristows LLP is ‘very much the go-to firm for brand management’. The practice handles all aspects of brand protection and enforcement, global trademark portfolio management, and advertising and sponsorship agreements. “

Legal 500 2019/2018

“Advises household-name brands on international campaigns, social media, native advertising and compliance, with particular prowess in the digital media and technology space.”

Chambers and Partners 2019

“Deep bench of high-calibre litigators with supreme expertise in contentious patent, trade mark, designs and copyright matters.”

Chambers and Partners 2019

“Accomplished advisers to clients in the gaming sector on IP and regulatory issues.”

Chambers and Partners 2019

“Friendly, commercial and pragmatic.”

Chambers and Partners 2019

Recent rankings and awards

Advertising & marketing - Band 3
Chambers and Partners UK 2019