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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“They’re very friendly and flexible, and they offer something close to an in-house service. They’re very comfortable with our internal team, they have a good level of expertise and they deliver very reliable, good-quality work.”

Chambers and Partners 2020

“Deep bench of high-calibre litigators with supreme expertise in contentious patent, trade mark, designs and copyright matters. Particularly sought after for biosimilars and telecommunications litigation.”

Chambers and Partners 2020

“particular prowess in the digital media and technology space”

Chambers and Partners 2020

“Advice provided is clear and concise.”

Legal 500 2020

“They are trusted advisers.”

Legal 500 2020

Recent rankings and awards

Advertising & marketing - Band 3
Chambers and Partners UK 2019