Cookies on our website

We use cookies on our website. To learn more about cookies, how we use them on our site and how to change your cookie settings please view our cookie policy. By continuing to use this site without changing your settings you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Read more Close
Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Sign In


Contact details

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD
United Kingdom

Telephone icon+44 20 3088 3871
Send email

Download contact detailsDownload contact details View officeView office

  Nicola Dagg



Nicola leads the IP Litigation practice in London. Whilst a significant proportion of her work involves the enforcement and licensing of patents, she has also acted on numerous disputes involving trade marks, copyright, designs and breach of confidence. In particular, she has experience in dealing with the legal and commercial aspects of matters with a high scientific and technological content.

Nicola previously served as the Deputy Reporter General of AIPPI International. She is ranked as a leading IP partner in Chambers UK, Legal 500 and IAM Patent 1000. Nicola has also been selected as one of the 10 “Most Highly Regarded Individuals” in Europe by Who's Who Legal: Patents 2015 and was named as one of the “Top 50 women lawyers in London” in the 2014 Super Lawyers list, which also included a full feature article on her practice.

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.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996

Solicitor Advocate, Higher Courts Civil Proceedings

Academic qualifications

MA, Natural Sciences, Newnham College, University of Cambridge

Diploma, Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Bristol

Published work

Dagg, N. (2014) UK chapter in "Copyright litigation - Jurisdictional comparisons 2nd edition", Thomson Reuters

Dagg, N. (2013) "Second medical use", The International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers

Dagg, N. (2010) UK chapter in "Copyright Litigation – Jurisdictional comparisons”, Thomson Reuters 

Dagg, N. (2008) “The quagmire of European patent litigation – is Mediation the solution?”, CIPA Journal

Dagg, N. (2007) “Patents realities for standard heavy industries”, Patent World

Dagg, N. (2007) “What an IP Lawyer needs to know about Competition Law”, IP Leaders Forum

Dagg, N. (2007) “An obvious goal – Generics v Lundbeck in context”, Pharmaceutical Law Insight

Dagg, N. (2007) “Why banks need an IP Risk Radar”, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Dagg, N. (2007) “A review of obviousness in the US and UK with Bryan Diner of Finnegan Henderson” Patent World

Dagg, N. (2007) “Managing IP risks in financial institutions” Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Find a lawyer

  • Expertise

  • Search Clear

  • Add comment (optional)