A partner in Potter Clarkson’s litigation and licensing team, Dave specialises in non-contentious intellectual property law, with experience in significant contentious patent matters. Dave specialises in the biotechnology, synthetic biology and cancer therapeutics sectors, with a major part of his practice focussing on novel therapeutics.
In particular, his practice includes drafting highly complex, multi-jurisdictional agreements including licensing arrangements, research and development agreements and complex collaboration agreements, as well as providing commercially focussed IP strategy advice for his clients.
Prior to joining Potter Clarkson in April 2018, Dave trained and qualified at a leading national law firm before spending a period as Assistant General Counsel at Unidays Ltd - the world’s largest student affinity network, managing its IP portfolio, agreements and international expansion.
Charming, bright and fantastic at getting the job done." The Legal 500 UK Solicitors, 2024