Tom Foster is a senior associate specialising in intellectual property law and patent disputes.
Tom's focus is on multi-national patent litigation. In the telecoms sector, Tom has significant experience in relation to FRAND and SEP disputes, having worked closely with some of the leading clients in this field. Tom has been involved in a number of the leading telecommunications and pharmaceutical cases in the UK High Court and Court of Appeal, including TQ Delta v ZyXEL; InterDigital v Huawei; InterDigital v Lenovo; BT v ASSIA; Sisvel v Oppo and FKB v AbbVie. Tom also has experience of litigating global trade secrets and confidential information disputes in the UK High Court.
Tom has been recognised by long-standing clients as "an excellent attorney and litigator and a very valuable member of our team".
|Since 2020||Senior associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2016||Secondment, Bae, Kim & Lee, Seoul, South Korea|
|2013 - 2020||Lawyer, Gowling WLG (London)|
|2011 - 2013||Trainee solicitor, Gowling WLG (London)|
|2014||Postgraduate Diploma, Intellectual Property Law, University of Oxford|
|2011||Legal Practice Course, University of Law|
|2010||Graduate Diploma, Law, University of Law|
|2009||BSc, Natural Sciences, University of Durham|