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Oscar Webb

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, French, Spanish

Oscar is a Senior Associate in the Intellectual Property department.

Oscar has considerable experience in advising clients in the technology, media, leisure, retail and fashion sectors. His practice covers both contentious and non-contentious aspects of all types of soft IP. He provides strategic advice to clients in relation to the protection and enforcement their IP rights, with a focus on brand protection, anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting and trade mark, copyright and design right disputes. He is an experienced litigator and also advises on domain name disputes, company name complaints, ASA complaints and fraudulent websites.

Oscar also regularly advises on transactional IP work and has handled the IP aspects of several high-profile corporate deals. He has extensive experience of coexistence arrangements, non-disclosure agreements, IP licensing (including global licensing deals and brand extensions) and regulatory aspects of IP.

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"Senior associate Oscar Webb is very able and on top of the detail."

Legal 500, 2019


  • 2014 – Postgraduate Diploma, Intellectual Property Law, University of Oxford
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Insights on cost-effective IP enforcement in the UK taken from joint CMS/IPLA...
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Only Fools and Characters – can copyright exist in literary characters?
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Future Facing Disputes - Technology licensing after Unwired Planet – Jur­is­dic­tion­al...
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Preparing your clients to protect and exploit their intellectual property...
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Court of Appeal summarises law of joint authorship - Kogan v Martin
The Court of Appeal recently delivered its judgement in the case of Kogan v Martin [2019] EWCA Civ 1645 concerning joint authorship of copyright works. In his judgment, Lord Justice Floyd took the opportunity...
Permission to (develop) land: don't be the architect of your copyright...
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