Mr Joe Delaney > Chambers of Andrew Waugh QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Andrew Waugh QC
Three New Square
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Barrister specialising in all aspects of intellectual property litigation, including patents, SPCs, trade marks, passing off, copyright, registered designs and design rights and confidential information. Recent cases include: ASSIA v BT; Fage v Chobani; Apple v Samsung; Apple v HTC; Apple v Nokia; Warner Lambert v Teva; Novartis v MedImmune; Gedeon Richter v Bayer; Ariosa v Ilumina; Regeneron v Kymab.


Called 2006, Middle Temple.


Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.


Emmanuel College, Cambridge (2004 MA Hons Natural Sciences); BPP Law School (2005 Graduate Diploma in Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Juniors -

Joe Delaney

Three New Square

He is known for patent disputes relating to telecoms and mobile phone technology.

The ‘well-regardedThree New Square  has ‘an exceptional level of knowledge’ and ‘a great strength in patent litigation’ including in the electronics industry. In recent case highlights, Thomas Hinchliffe QC is representing Asus and HTC in an action relating to FRAND licensing of 4G wireless technology against HTC; Joe Delaney is instructed by TQ Delta in a telecoms dispute with ZyXEL, concerning the implementation of standards essential patents, and Miles Copeland is acting for Huawei and ZTE in high-profile FRAND litigation brought by Conversant Wireless Licensing.

London Bar > Intellectual property

Within: Leading Juniors -

Joe Delaney

Three New Square

A very strong junior for biotech patent litigation.

Three New Square is a ‘pre-eminent IP set‘ which ‘stands out for its service levels‘ and includes ‘go-to barristers for difficult patent cases‘ across all areas of technology; members are also well versed in trade mark and passing off litigation and copyright and design right matters, particularly in fashion, music, entertainment, and literature. In recent work highlights, Tom Mitcheson QC appeared in the Supreme Court in a high-profile dispute between Warner-Lambert against Actavis relating to Warner-Lambert’s painkiller, Lyrica. Meanwhile, in the Court of Appeal, Joe Delaney successfully represented Regeneron in a patent dispute against Kymab concerning the breeding and use by Kymab of genetically modified mice for the production of human antibodies. In trade mark litigation, Douglas Campbell QC was instructed by Frank Industries in an infringement claim brought against Nike.