Panelist Profile


David Stone

Allen & Overy , Partner (UK)


David is one Europe’s leading exponents of design rights.
Having successfully litigated Samsung’s pan-EU design dispute with Apple, David continues to help protect designers in a range of industries.
He chairs the Designs Committee of INTA, was a jury member for the 2016 EUIPO European Design Awards and teaches on designs for the Universities of Oxford and Alicante. He is a Research Fellow of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre.
The second edition of his European Union Design Law: A Practitioners’ Guide was published by OUP in 2016.