David Stone

David Stone

Partner – London

Tel +44 20 3088 2920

David is an intellectual property litigator, with particular expertise in trade marks, registered and unregistered designs, and copyright. David works with large and small clients in a diverse range of industries, including FMCGs, fashion, Life Sciences, agriculture and heavy industry, entertainment, TMT and the arts, usually in a pan-Europe or global context.

A solicitor advocate, David also has the benefit of in house experience, having represented The Coca-Cola Company as Trade Mark Counsel for Western Europe in 2003-2005. David received a special commendation from the WORLDLeaders: European IP Awards for his work with The Coca-Cola Company.

Clients describe David as “formidable, extremely professional and incredibly bright” (Chambers UK, Intellectual Property, 2017) and “Stone has all the ingredients that make for an exceptional lawyer: he is academically outstanding, extraordinarily business minded and just a really nice, affable and articulate guy” (WTR 1000, 2016).

David is a Research Fellow of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre, and teaches IP, including at the Universities of Oxford and Alicante. The second edition of David’s book, European Union Design Law: A Practitioners’ Guide, was published by Oxford University Press in January 2016.

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