Nicola Dagg (United Kingdom)

Partner at Allen & Overy

LLP. Nicola leads the IP Litigation practice in London and is chair of our global life sciences group. She has a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University. Whilst a significant proportion of her work involves the enforcement and licensing of patents, she has also acted on numerous disputes involving trademarks, copyright, designs breach of confidence and regulatory issues in the life sciences sector. Nicola has deep experience in the legal and commercial aspects of pharmaceutical and bio-tech matters and is recognized as a key individual in IP litigation by the major UK legal directories. Chambers UK 2015 comments that “Nicola Dagg is one of the most respected patent litigators in the UK and is much sought after for technically complex matters across a broad range of technologies". Nicola led the team that was awarded ‘IP Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘Patent Law firm of the Year’ at the 2011 Intellectual Property Magazine Awards and was awarded the “Women in Business Law – Best in Patent” award at the Euromoney Awards 2011. Nicola has also been selected to the 2014 London Super Lawyers list and named as one of the top 50 women lawyers in London.