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Partner in intellectual property, technology litigation and arbitration. Clive has extensive experience of the litigation and arbitration of IP and technology disputes. He has acted for parties in industries including aerospace, electronics, telecommunications, IT, pharmaceutical, air conditioning, medical devices, retail, media and publishing. He has acted in many leading IP disputes. Reported cases include Alan Clark v Associated Newspapers; Totes Istoner v Fulton; Interlego v Tyco; Improver v Remington (Hong Kong); Sony v Saray Electronics; Apimed v Brightwake. He has acted for parties in numerous arbitrations under ICC, LCIA, CIArb and WIPO rules. He has sat as an arbitrator in an ICC arbitration and is on the WIPO arbitration panel. He has acted as mediator, having successfully completed the WIPO advanced mediation course. The bulk of his practice is concerned with patent, design and technology disputes. He has substantial experience of cross-jurisdictional litigation.
Trained Clifford Turner; qualified solicitor (England and Wales) 1977; associate Clifford-Turner 1977; associate Beachcroft Hyman Isaacs 1977-80; qualified solicitor (Hong Kong) 1984; qualified barrister and solicitor (Victoria, Australia) 1985; associate Baker & McKenzie (London and Hong Kong) 1980-87; partner and head of IP litigation Denton Hall (Denton Wilde Sapte) 1987-2004; partner and head of IP Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP 2004-10; partner Reynolds Porter Chamberlain 2010. Publications of notes: 'Intellectual Property - the New Law' (1988); 'Users Guide to Copyright' (1999 onwards); 'Users Guide to Design Law 2010'; numerous articles on IP Law.
IBA; CIArb; TIPLO; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (fellow); Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (associate).
Eastbourne Grammar School; Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1974 BA Hons Law; 1978 MA Hons Law); College of Law London (1974).
English music, opera, flute-playing, country walking, travel, home in Somerset.