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8 New Square Intellectual Property

LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QP, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7405 4321
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379 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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James Whyte

Tel:
Work 020 7405 4321
Email:
Web:
8newsquare.co.uk/members-of-chambers/James+Whyte
8 New Square (8 New Square Intellectual Property)

Position

Barrister specialising in intellectual property law, with a particular emphasis on technically complex patent cases in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, telecoms and electronics. Scheduled trials include Chugai v UCB Pharma (US antibody patent) and Pacific Biosciences v Oxford Nanopore (DNA sequencing). Recent cases include Illumina v Premaitha (prenatal diagnosis), Astex v AstraZeneca (drug development contractual dispute), Varian v Elekta (MRI/radiotherapy), Regeneron v Kymab (antibody engineering), EMGS v PGS (electromagnetic hydrocarbon prospecting), Wobben v Siemens (wind turbines), Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet (insecticidal mosquito nets), Rovi v Virgin (set-top boxes), Novartis v Hospira (injunction pending appeal), Medinol v Abbott (stents, Ireland), Medimmune v Novartis (phage display), Siemens v Seagate (magnetoresistance, N.Ireland).

Career

Called 2005, Lincoln's Inn.

Member

Chancery Bar Association, IP Bar Assocation.

Education

BA in Natural Sciences (1st), Cambridge; PhD in molecular cell biology, Cambridge; postgraduate diploma in law (distinction), City University; bar vocational course (outstanding), BPP.


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James Whyte - 8 New SquareOne of the best when it comes to dealing with complex technical disputes – particularly in the life sciences sector – and is always one step ahead of the game.

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