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FAIRFAX HOUSE, 15 FULWOOD PLACE, LONDON, WC1V 6HU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7440 9510
Fax:
Fax 020 7440 9511
Email:
Web:
www.eip.com
Bath, Cardiff, Denver, Dusseldorf, Leeds, London

Dr Robert Lundie Smith

Tel:
Work 020 7440 9510
Email:
EIP

Work Department

EIP Legal.

Position

Robert Lundie Smith is qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor and practises as a Solicitor Advocate in EIP Legal. His practice focuses on contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Alongside his law degree, Robert has an MSci in chemistry and a PhD in chemistry/chemical physics, and before coming to law Robert was a research fellow at the University of Lund in Sweden.

Robert has extensive experience in advising in disputes (both High Court and Court of Appeal) relating to a wide range of IP issues and related contractual matters (including patents, SPCs, trademarks, copyright, designs and confidential information) and in a wide range of industries ranging from pharmaceutical/biotechnology to telecommunications, from consumer goods to the arts. Robert also has experience of proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union and regularly advises on matters that form part of wider, multi-national, disputes.

Career

Undertook pupillage at 8 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn; called to the bar in 2007; qualified to practice before the bar of England and Wales in 2008; McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP as associate, 2009; qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2012; partner EIP 2014. 

Languages

Basic French.

Education

Kings College London (MSci in Chemistry, 1999); (PhD in Chemistry, 2003); College of Law of England and Wales (Graduate Diploma in Law, 2006); (Bar Vocational Course, 2008); (Batchelor of Laws, 2008).

Leisure

Walking, tennis, photography, history.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Boutique IP firm EIP 'hits far, far above its weight' and is comprised of 'experienced and expert IP litigators' who are recognised for medical device, life sciences and mobile telecoms patent disputes. The team is 'involved in some of the highest profile IT disputes on both technical and legal issues' and is instructed by Unwired Planet International in standard essential patent litigation against Huawei, which includes complex competition and FRAND licensing considerations; it is also advising Conversant Wireless Licensing on similar litigation against Huawei and ZTE. 'Very savvy IP litigator' Gary Moss heads up the practice, which includes Robert Lundie Smith and Matthew Jones. The team also benefits from the addition of managing associate Tom Brazier from Allen & Overy LLP.

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