Another chambers which hosts patent capacities alongside a commercial law arm, One Essex Court is heavily involved in the FRAND discussions shaping European patent jurisprudence. With appearances in the past year over all UK court levels, One Essex Court has a foot in the door when it comes to the interface between FRAND and competition. However, it also has capacities in patent infringement, with a junior recently advocating for claimant Excel-Eucan in a case concerning machine gun bandoliers.
2 QCs, 1 junior
Supreme Court: Huawei and ZTE (claimant; Henry Forbes Smith for Huawei, competition) against Conversant over jurisdiction and FRAND. Court of Appeal: Huawei and ZTE (claimant; Henry Forbes Smith for ZTE, competition) against Conversant over jurisdiction and FRAND; High Court London: Excel-Eucan (claimant; Andrew Lomas) against Source Vagabond Systems over machine gun bandoliers (all public knowledge).