Norton Rose Fulbright expands IP team with new London partner

Global Press release - People May 2020

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright announces that Paul Joseph has joined its intellectual property team as a partner in London. 

Paul, who joins from RPC, focusses on technology, data and IP disputes, primarily acting on claims relating to technology, trade marks, copyright, licensing, data and patents on both the customer and supplier side. Paul also advises in relation to non-contentious licensing structures and M&A and joint venture deals. He has extensive technology, FinTech, media and retail sector experience. 

Mike Knapper, head of IP for Europe, Middle East and Asia, commented: “Paul brings a wealth of IP experience that will complement our global IP offering to clients. I know that Paul will play a leading role in helping to drive our strategy for growth of the IP and technology disputes practice in EMEA.” 

Michael Godden, head of dispute resolution for Europe, Middle East and Asia, commented: “I am delighted that Paul is joining us. Many of our clients across all sectors need dispute resolution advice on IT, technology and data issues and Paul will be highly complementary to our existing offering in that space.” 

Paul, whose practice has been consistently recognized by World Trademark Review, commented: “Norton Rose Fulbright’s global IP and disputes practices rank amongst the largest in the world, advising global businesses on complex, high-value and sensitive multijurisdictional disputes. The firm also has a market-leading technology and innovation practice with particular strength in FinTech. This provides a great platform for me and clients and I very much look forward to working with the team to helping to drive the firm’s growth strategy for IP and IT disputes work.”

With more than 250 lawyers, patent attorneys and trademark agents across five continents, Norton Rose Fulbright’s global intellectual property team provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary IP law services to clients worldwide.

For further information please contact:

Louise Nelson, Head of PR – Europe, Middle East and Asia

Tel: +44 20 7444 5086  Cell: +44 79 0968 4893


Head of Intellectual Property, Europe, Middle East and Asia