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 is the Deputy Reporter General of AIPPI International. She is recognised as a key individual in IP litigation by the major UK legal directories. Chambers UK 2013 comments that Nicola Dagg is "a noted figure in the patent litigation arena" while Legal 500 2013 notes that Nicola Dagg is "very creative and tenacious".
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.
Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996
Solicitor Advocate, Higher Courts Civil Proceedings
MA, Natural Sciences, Newnham College, University of Cambridge
Diploma, Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Bristol
The United Kingdom chapter of "Copyright Litigation - Jurisdictional comparisons", 2010.
"The quagmire of European patent litigation - is Mediation the solution?" CIPA Journal, 2008.
"Patents realities for standard heavy industries", Patent World, 2007.
"What an IP Lawyer needs to know about Competition Law", IP Leaders Forum, 2007.
"An obvious goal - Generics v Lundbeck in context", Pharmaceutical Law Insight, 2007.
"Why banks need an IP Risk Radar", Managing Intellectual Property, 2007.
"A review of obviousness in the US and UK with Bryan Diner of Finnegan Henderson", Patent World, 2007.
"Managing IP risks in financial institutions", Managing Intellectual Property, 2007.