Dr Duncan Curley qualified as an English solicitor in 1995. He became a partner in the intellectual property (IP) department of an international law firm in 2003 and he founded the boutique London-based IP law practice, Innovate Legal, in 2007. Duncan has worked on many high profile IP cases, including two of the major UK cases on competition law ‘Eurodefences’ (Sandvik v Pfiffner, patents and Sportswear v Stonestyle, trade marks). He is the author of numerous published articles on IP issues and the textbook “Intellectual Property Licences and Technology Transfer”.
- Interoperability and other issues at the IP-antitrust interface: the EU Microsoft case
- Innovation, intellectual property and competition – A legal and policy perspective
- Balancing intellectual property rights and competition law in a dynamic, knowledge-based European economy - book chapter from The Intellectual Property Debate, Edward Elgar (2006)
EducationBSc (Hons) (Chemistry) (UCL)PhD (Chemistry) (UCL)Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law (King’s College, London)