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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

James St Ville

Tel:
Work 020 7405 4321
Email:
Web:
www.8newsquare.co.uk/jsv
8 New Square (8 New Square Intellectual Property)

Position

Barrister specialising in intellectual property law and IT law, including patents, confidential information, registered designs, unregistered design rights, copyright, database rights, trade marks, passing off, trade libel, and IT and computer contract disputes many of which deal with complex engineering, electronics and software.  James St.Ville is a chartered engineer with substantial experience of commercial electronics, optical communications and engineering research.  He has expertise in areas of practice such as search orders, Norwich Pharmacal orders, disk imaging orders, delivery up of source code, ex-parte injunctions to identify and deal with computer hackers and other interim injunctions which need to be kept confidential, jurisdiction disputes, pre-action disclosure, third party disclosure, UK Border Agency seizures and disputes over letters of request and the examination of witnesses for the purpose of foreign proceedings.  See website entry at www.8newsquare.co.uk/jsv for recent casessuch as Positec v Husqvarna [2016] Bus LR 714, VPG v Air-Weigh [2016] FSR 4 and Procter and Gamble v Star Global [2016] EWHC 734.

Career

Called 1995, Gray’s Inn.  Co-author ‘Russell-Clarke and Howe on Industrial Designs’ (9th ed, 2016).

Member

Intellectual Property Bar Association (IPBA); The Intellectual Property Lawyers Organisation (TIPLO); Society of Computers and Law (SCL); Chartered Engineer (CEng); Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET); Chancery Bar Association (ChBA).

Education

Hampton School; St John’s College, Cambridge (1989 MA Electrical and Information Sciences and Engineering 1st); 1993 MIET, CEng; City University (1994 Dip Law).

Leisure

Enjoys fringe theatre, travel and playing jazz on the flute.


London Bar

IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

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

James St Ville - 8 New SquareHe is incredibly able, thorough, with a real eye for the detail – he is the junior you want in your corner on the technical cases.

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