David predominantly focuses on multi jurisdiction patent cases and matters with both an intellectual property rights and competition law aspects.
He heads our China group in the Benelux and advises Chinese companies on the legal aspects of their business activities in the Netherlands. David’s work covers the entire range of intellectual property law, and while he specialises in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation, he also regularly acts in matters related to competition law and public procurement law. David provides clients with both sound advice on procedural law and useful insights in the judiciary.
|Since 2018||Lawyer, Taylor Wessing|
|2015 – 2018||Lawyer, BarentsKrans|
|2013 – 2015||Court Clerk, Court of Appeal of The Hague|
|2010 – 2013||Court Clerk, District Court of Zeeland-West-Brabant|
|2015||LL.M. Dutch Law, Erasmus University, Rotterdam|
|2014||Exchange program, China University of Political Sciences and Law, Beijing|
|2012||LL.B. Dutch Law, Erasmus University, Rotterdam|
Pharmaceutical Patent Law in Times of Crisis: A Comparative Study Part II, European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR 2020, 42, p. 643 – 651)
Pharmaceutical Patent Law in Times of Crisis: A Comparative Study Part I, European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR 2020, 42, p. 556 – 568)
Octrooirecht in noodsituaties, Tijdschrift Intellectuele Eigendom en Reclamerecht (IER 2020-16)
Confidential Information in Dutch IP Proceedings: From "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to "Show and Tell", European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR 2019, -41, p. 491 – 498)
Comment on the judgment of the District Court of The Hague of 2 November 2018 (Tomra v Kiremko), ECLI:NL:RBMNE:2018:5609, Berichten Industriële Eigendom (BIE 2019, 1)
National Patent Litigation – The Netherlands, les Nouvelles - Journal of the Licensing Executives Society, Volume LIII No. 4, December 2018
Wanneer is er sprake van FRAND? Huawei/ZTE in de nationale rechtspraktijk (Tijdschrift Mededingingsrecht in de Praktijk) (MP 2017, 205)
Moet de geldigheid van IE-rechten worden betrokken bij inzage-vorderingen ex art. 843a Rv.?, annotation on the judgment of the Court of Appeal of The Hague of 28 June 2016, ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2016:1734:
Comment on the judgment of the Court of Appeal of The Hague of 28 June 2016 (Plantlab v Certhon), ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2016:1734, Berichten Industriële Eigendom (BIE 2016, 42)
Comment on the judgment of the European Court of Justice of 16 April 2015, C-446/12, C-447/12 and C-448/12 (biometric data in passports) in Jurisprudentie Bescherming van persoonsgegevens, January 2016
Biometrische gegevens op paspoort, annotation on the judgment of the European Court of Justice of 16 April 2015, C 446/12, C 447/12, C 448/12, C 449/12
Should I file an infringement action with the UPC or stick to national courts?
A comparison of UPC infringement proceedings with national patent infringement proceedings
Pharmaceutical patent law in times of crisis: A comparative study – Part 2
Pharmaceutical patent law in times of crisis: A comparative study – Part 1