Dominic Adair, Bristows (UK)

Dominic Adair, Bristows (UK)

Moderator in Pharma Session 2 – Biosimilars – similar but different?

Monday, September 19, 2016 from 11.00 to 12.30


Dominic is a partner in the patent litigation group at Bristows LLP. He specialises in life sciences cases, reflecting his scientific background in this area (BA Natural Sciences and PhD Zoology, University of Cambridge).

He has extensive experience of cross-border litigation in and beyond Europe. This has involved working closely with other lawyers, in-house and external, to ensure alignment with global strategic objectives concerning the defence and enforcement of several portfolios of patents. In the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector, Dominic has worked on all aspects of the drug life cycle, from freedom to operate analyses and early-stage risk assessment of generic competition to end-stage litigation, SPCs and anti-trust issues.

Dominic writes regularly on reported patent cases in the UK and at the EPO. He is a member of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW) and sits on the UK council of AIPPI.