Andrew Maggs is a principal associate in the intellectual property team at Gowling WLG. He has over 10 years of experience conducting patent litigation, principally for US technology companies, with particular emphasis on wired and wireless telecommunications. His work often involves advising on multi-jurisdiction disputes, including where parallel litigation is ongoing in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany and before the European Patent Office.
As well as advising on legal, tactical and technical considerations, Andrew has extensive experience advising on issues relating to standards-essential patents, including seeking declarations of essentiality, obligations to standards-setting organisations, and the relationship between patents and antitrust law, in particular the implications of the Court of Justice’s decision in Huawei v. ZTE.
Andrew helped to establish Gowling WLG’s Guangzhou office and has experience assisting clients to resolve their technology disputes in China.