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8 New Square Intellectual Property

LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 4321
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 9955
DX:
379 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.8newsquare.co.uk

Martin Howe QC

Tel:
Work 020 7405 4321
Email:
8 New Square (8 New Square Intellectual Property)

Position

Barrister specialising in all aspects of intellectual property (patents, trade marks, copyrights, designs, confidential information etc) and EU law relating to intellectual property and free movement of goods and services; many hi-tech cases, with particular emphasis on computing, information technology and internet; also extensive experience in biotechnology/genetic engineering cases; regularly appears before the ECJ in Luxembourg. Please see website entry at www.8newsquare.co.uk for recent cases.

Career

QC 1996; worked as computer programmer for IBM (UK) and a software house before coming to the Bar; joint editor ‘Halsbury Laws on Trade Marks’ (1986, 2000); editor ‘Russell-Clarke and Howe on Industrial Designs’ (6th ed - 9th ed, 2016); Appointed Person for hearing designs appeals; Member Commission on a Bill of Rights for the UK (2010-2012)

Member

Intellectual Property Bar Association (IPBA); The Intellectual Property Lawyers Organisation (TIPLO).

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1977 BA Engineering and Law; 1979 MA).


London Bar

IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading silks

Martin Howe QC - 8 New SquareHe has a compendious knowledge of the law and is a first-rate advocate and cross-examiner.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – Leading silks

Martin Howe QC - 8 New SquareExtraordinarily bright counsel with a clear grip on tactics and strategy.

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