David Flynn.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

David’s Story:

David is a qualified European Trade Mark Attorney and an experienced IP practitioner. His strategic and proactive outlook helps to ensure that his clients’ brands are adequately protected, both at the national and international level. Many of David’s clients are market leaders and require legal advice which is both clear and commercially practical. His pragmatic approach helps his clients to meet their commercial needs and objectives in the marketplace.

David advises clients on all aspects of trade mark and brand protection; this includes the adoption of new trade marks, clearing marks for use in the marketplace and selecting the most suitable trade mark registration systems. His wealth of experience in devising global trade mark strategies ensures that trade mark registration in key markets is prioritised and achieved as efficiently as possible for his clients. His attention to detail ensures constructive and effective trade mark portfolio management, comprehensive IP audits and thorough due diligence work.

David has a particular interest in trade mark infringement, passing off and opposition matters. The global trade mark watches he puts in place to ensure that conflicting trade marks are flagged and brought to his clients’ attention. He works to ensure that trade mark infringers are identified and tackled immediately, so as to prevent customer confusion, loss of sales or damage to his clients’ brands.

Career and qualifications

  • European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
  • B.A. (Hons) Economics – University College Dublin
  • Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice – Nottingham Law School
  • Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice – Queen Mary University of London

Awards and citations

  • IP Rising Star for 2019

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