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David is a solicitor (non–practising) and a chartered UK trade mark attorney and has been working in trade mark prosecution and related intellectual property fields since 2000. He specialises in the management of trade mark portfolios, prosecution of UK, European Union and international marks and co-existence arrangements. He works closely with trade mark attorneys in foreign countries in relation to the prosecution and management of trade mark registrations in those countries and has particular expertise in the field of worldwide licence recordals. David also handles domain name disputes and formal complaints to domain name authorities.

David started his career as a solicitor in a London law firm where he specialised in trade mark licensing and prosecution. He then spent three years working as an in-house trade mark adviser for well known sports brands before joining Venner Shipley at the beginning of 2012.

Education

David studied for a degree in Modern Languages at Trinity

College, Dublin where he majored in French.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
  • Member of the Law Society
  • MARQUES Committee for Geographical indications, designations of origin, WTO, TRIPS

Awards and Recognition

  • Legal 500 UK (Trade Mark Attorney) – 2024 & 2023
  • World Trademark Review 1000 – 2023
  • Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars (Trade Mark Star) – 2024, 2023 & 2022

“David provides solid and timely advice, with both a deep knowledge of legal regulations and a sharp sense of reality.”

 World Trademark Review 1000 – 2023

“David Birchall provides great support for our global portfolio, and always gives a considered and commercial response to matters that arise.”

PATMA (Trade Mark Attorney), Legal 500 – 2024

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dbirchall@vennershipley.co.uk

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