Michael Tappin KC > 8 New Square Intellectual Property > London, England > Lawyer Profile

8 New Square Intellectual Property
8 New Square
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QP
England

Position

Barrister specialising in all aspects of intellectual property law, but with a particular interest in chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological work. Please see website entry at www.8newsquare.co.uk for recent cases.

Career

Called 1991, Middle Temple; Queen’s Counsel 2009; standing counsel to the Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks 2003-2008; called to the Bar of Ireland 2018; appointed as Deputy High Court Judge 2021.

Memberships

Intellectual Property Bar Association (IPBA); Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Cheltenham Grammar School; St John’s College, Oxford (1986 BA Hons Chemistry); Merton College, Oxford (1989 DPhil Biochemistry).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Michael Tappin KC8 New SquareA great team player, and unrivalled and persuasive advocate – someone that parties want on their side. A deep understanding of biotech science and the UK and EPO authorities.