Mr Miles Copeland > Three New Square Intellectual Property > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Three New Square Intellectual Property
Three New Square


Intellectual Property, Information Technology and related commercial disputes; patents, trademarks, passing off, copyright, designs, confidential information, malicious falsehood. Advice, drafting and advocacy covering all these areas both in the UK and the EPO. Cases include: Latvia MGI Tech v Illumina Cambridge Limited [2020] (nucleic acid sequencing);Conversant v Huawei [2018-2020] (mobile phones, essentiality); Rhodia v Neo [2018-2021] (ceric oxides, also damages enquiry); Actavis v Warner-Lambert [2015-2018] (Supreme Court, pregablin for pain, second medical use patents); Edwards v Boston [2017] (heart valves); GSK V Wyeth [2017] (damages enquiry); Generics v ViiV [2016] (HIV combination therapy); Fujifilm v AbbVie [2016] (Arrow declarations); Chromatography column [2015] EPO opposition; HTC v Gemalto [2013] (computer software, mobile telephones); Nokia v HTC [2013] (mobile telephones); Resolution v Lundbeck [2013] (estoppel, privity); Fabio Perini v PCMC [2009-2012] (mechanical Patent, also damages inquiry); Welland v Hadley [2011] (ostomy pouches, IPO entitlement proceedings, appeal to High Court);

Contributing author of 18th and 19th Editions of “Terrell on Patents”.


Called 2004, Lincoln’s Inn.


Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.


Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2002 MA Hons Natural Sciences, Neuroscience); City University (2003 Diploma in Law CPE).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Telecoms Regulation

(IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Miles CopelandThree New SquareMiles is wonderful to work with. He is incredibly sharp, wonderfully diligent and an excellent team player – the complete package for a senior junior. He has a second sense for the way that evidence will shake out at trial and is not afraid to roll his sleeves up and get into the details throughout the whole life of the case. A brilliant asset to any team and a pleasure to work with.

A good IP set with strength in depth in the field’, the barristers at Three New Square act in telecoms and IT infringement actions for major technology multinationals, software developers, and digital service providers. Miles Copeland successfully defended Huawei in the Court of Appeal case Conversant v Huawei, which involved allegations of mobile patent infringement and issues of  FRAND licence terms. He was opposed by Thomas Hinchliffe QC. Joe Delaney acts for InterDigital in InterDigital v Lenovo & Motorola, a FRAND dispute with the defendants related to 3G and 4G technology. In addition, Guy Burkill QC successfully acted for Apple in the high-profile telecoms patent dispute case Optis v Apple.

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Miles CopelandThree New SquareMiles is incredibly sharp, wonderfully diligent and an excellent team player – the complete package for a senior junior.