Dan Byrne

Dan has many years of experience in contentious and non-contentious IP in the UK (London) and in France (Paris). He has worked with luxury businesses to ensure that their designs and brands are not misappropriated and has particular experience in situations where luxury brands find themselves in disputes with each other. Dan’s experience encompasses all elements of soft IP from copyright, designs and trade marks to trade secrets and passing off and he has acted in a number of high profile trade mark cases including at the Court of Appeal and General Court/CJEU. Dan is regularly called upon to comment on developments in case law including as a member of the Consulting Editorial Board for LexisNexis IP PSL and has been involved in advising clients and appearing on a conference panel in relation to the exhaustion consultation recently concluded by the UK IPO.