Paul Joseph

Paul Joseph is an IP and technology expert who supports clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues. Paul's contentious practice encompasses litigation across the full range of IP rights (copyright, trade marks, design rights and patents), as well as IP licence disputes. On the non-contentious side, Paul advises a range of companies on technology and IP related commercial agreements. Paul's recent clients include Betfair, Japan Tobacco, Sports Direct, BBC, Twitter and Dialog Semiconductor.
Contributed to


IP rights and semiconductors
Practice notes

This Practice Note outlines the UK legal regime protecting semiconductor topography rights pursuant to the Protection of Topography Directive (Directive 87/54/EC) and the Design Right (Semiconductor Topographies) Regulations 1989, SI 1989/1100. It also considers the interaction between semiconductor topography rights with other intellectual property rights, including UK unregistered design right, copyright and patents, as well as trade secrets and confidential information.

Practice areas


  • Editorial Board, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice


  • Contributing Author


  • MA, Peterhouse, Cambridge

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