Jack Dickerson

Senior Associate, Solicitor

Jack Dickerson

Jack is an IP solicitor in EIP's litigation team and has experience of patent dispute proceedings in the High Court and IPEC as well as non-technical and licensing litigation. Jack is currently involved in patent disputes involving telecommunications technology.

Jack has worked on secondment at a multinational financial services and payment technology client, spending four months with the corporate and commercial legal team where he concentrated on reviewing terms and conditions for various contracts, including services agreements, sponsorships, promotions and non-disclosure agreements. Jack was also involved with reviewing corporate communications and assessing potential liability. During this time he worked in tandem with data protection practitioners and liaised with clients in the business on commercial considerations.

Jack has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Southampton. He joined EIP having completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course, which he passed with distinction at BPP Law School. Before studying law, he spent two years working as an English teacher in Hong Kong.

Recent work

  • Acting for Teleste in successfully defending a claim for patent infringement by Technetix BV in the United Kingdom Patents Court in the field of cable TV equipment. (link)
  • Acted for Unwired Planet in successful Court of Appeal proceedings against Huawei for standard essential patent and FRAND litigation. (link)

Published articles

  • June 2023
    EIP Updates, No Leg to Stand On: Claimant left out of pocket as hopeless case fails to establish design for cargo trousers is original or infringed (link)
  • 28 November 2019
    Intellectual Property Magazine, A new direction (link)
  • November 2018
    Quoted in Lawyer Monthly, #Copyrightdirective And The #Deathofmemes (link)

Education and qualifications

  • 2019 — 2020
    Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford
  • January 2016 — September 2016
    Legal Practice Course, BPP Holborn
  • January 2015 — September 2015
    Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Waterloo
  • 2009 — 2012
    BA in Philosophy, University of Southampton

Career history

  • 2022 — present
    Senior Associate, EIP
  • 2018 — 2022
    Associate, EIP
  • 2016 — 2018
    Trainee Solicitor , EIP

Languages spoken

  • French (Fluent)
  • Cantonese (Basic)
  • Mandarin (Basic)