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8 New Square Intellectual Property
8 New Square


Barrister specialising in all areas of IP and media and entertainment. Recent patent cases include: Accord v Medac (formulation of methotrexate); Glass v Freyssinet (concrete reinforcement); Mylan v Gedeon Richter (emergency contraception) and Schutz v Werit (which went to the Supreme Court on the issue of repair). Lindsay has also acted in a number of SPC cases. Recent copyright/database right cases include: Football Dataco v Stan James and Football Dataco v Sportradar (concerning rights in football data, both referred to the CJEU) and BBC v Eos (in the Copyright Tribunal). Recent breach of confidence cases include: Wade v BSkyB (television format); Force India v 1 Malaysia Racing Team (trial and appeal on liability and quantum relating to F1 cars). Recent trade mark/passing off cases include: A&E Television Networks v Discovery Communications (TV channel names); 32Red v WHG (inquiry as to damages). Lindsay also appeared in the litigation concerning standardised packaging for tobacco. For a comprehensive CV visit


Called 1996, Middle Temple; publications include: ‘The Modern Law of Copyright and Designs’ (2011).


Italian, French.


Chancery Bar Association, IPBA.


Newnham College, Cambridge (1994 BA Hons Natural Sciences and Law); European University Institute, Florence (1995 MA Comparative, European and International Law); Inns of Court School of Law (1996 BVC).


Cooking, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Lindsay Lane KC8 New SquareLindsay is cerebral, organised, and well-prepared. She provides clear and no-nonsense advice.

London Bar > Telecoms Regulation

(IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Lindsay Lane KC8 New Square

London Bar > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

(Media and entertainment - Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Lindsay Lane KC8 New Square