Phone: 44 (0)1242 821246, 44 (0)1242 821113, 44 (0)7798 503507 (mobile)
United Kingdom
Experience / Expertise:
Intellectual Property
Life Sciences / Pharmaceuticals
Telecoms, Media & Technology
Other: Anti-trust / Competition Law aspects
Arbitration Centre Panel/Membership:

DAVID PERKINS is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
1972-2003: partner Clifford-Turner/Clifford Chance, where he established and headed its Intellectual Property Litigation practises in London, other offices in Europe and Hong Kong.

2003-2009: partner Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy where he established and headed its IP litigation practise in London.

2010-2013: partner Arnold &Porter

2013 to date: independent Arbitrator and Mediator.

Memberships of Professional Bodies.

  • The Law Society of England & Wales
  • European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)
  • Executive Committee Member of UNION-IP (Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property).
  • Advisory Board Member of the IPDRF (Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution Forum, Munich).
  • CIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)

For past memberships, please see the WIPO (>domains>panel>profiles) and JAMS International Bios.

For experience as an Arbitrator and Mediator and as counsel in arbitrations and mediations in disputes involving IPRs, trade secret/confidential information disputes, contractual disputes involving the same and related competition law/anti-trust disputes- again, please see the JAMS Bio under ‘Experience in Arbitration ‘ and ‘Experience in Mediation.’

Expert Witness in arbitration proceedings before the SCC (Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm) relating to an international trade mark dispute.

Member of the European Patent Office (EPO) Technical Board of Appeal in a Mock Hearing of two appeals in the medical apparatus sector.

For teaching Arbitration/Mediation, please see the WIPO and JAMS Bios.

For Publications and Lectures, again please see the JAMS Bio.