Dan is a Managing Associate who advises clients on a wide range of intellectual property issues, with a focus on contentious life sciences and high-tech work. He has particular experience in biopharmaceutical patent and SPC litigation and has represented clients in some of the most complex technical disputes tried in the English courts.
Dan has advised clients in actions in the High Court and Court of Appeal, and has significant experience acting in multi-jurisdictional disputes, co-ordinating and working with litigation teams in Europe (including in EPO opposition proceedings), North America, Asia and Australia.
With a keen interest in scientific innovation, Dan is readily able to master highly technical issues and has a strong grasp of the technical and commercial landscape in which his clients operate.
Outside of work Dan loves to travel (particularly if that also involves skiing). He enjoys countryside dog walks and is a passionate rugby fan.
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Dan graduated from the University of Durham in 2011 with a first class BSc in Physics. He then trained and qualified as a Solicitor at a magic circle firm before joining Marks & Clerk Law in November 2016.
Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford (2016)
Qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales (2015)
Legal Practice Course, University of Law, London (2013)
Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Professional Education, London (2012)
BSc (Hons) Physics, University of Durham (2011)