James Holland Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2017 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

Areas of expertise:

James Holland

James is a Birmingham-based associate in the Intellectual Property team, and works with clients to help enforce their rights and to defend claims brought against them.

James has experience in trademark, passing off and design law, and has a particular expertise in patent litigation, where he works to help rights holders in the telecommunications industry.

James is a member of the firm's Tech sector, and keeps up-to-date with technological developments in order to provide the best advice to his clients.


  • Enforcing a client's DSL rights in the UK High Court, obtaining a finding of validity and infringement, a finding of hold-out, and an immediate injunction.
  • Advising a telecommunications client on its rights, and is involved in ongoing infringement proceedings a manufacturer.
  • Opposing a registration in the UKIPO on behalf of a rights holder.
  • Advising a leading toy retailer on a claim by a competitor.

Follow James Holland on Twitter @jameshollanduk

James Holland

James Holland

RT @GowlingWLG_UK: Has there been a more revolutionary and significant year for #patents in the past 20 years? Our patent review takes a lo… James Holland (@jameshollanduk) Feb 15,2018

James Holland

James Holland

Concept cars continue to add autonomous functionality https://t.co/gHS27FrwmZ James Holland (@jameshollanduk) Oct 25,2017

Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Education
      Oxford University, Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Law and Practice
  • 2017

    • Career
      September 2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2015

    • Career
      September 2015
      Gowling WLG (UK), trainee
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Warwick, History