David O'Donohoe

David O'Donohoe | Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer |Arthur Cox

Expertise

David is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department. He has for many years been consistently ranked as a Band 1 lawyer in this jurisdiction.

He advises on a wide range of commercial disputes including intellectual property litigation, insurance/policyholder disputes, professional indemnity and financial services litigation.

David has extensive experience in litigating commercial disputes in the Commercial Court in Ireland for both plaintiffs and defendants.

David holds a Diploma in Arbitration and is a  CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Experience

  • Advising Donegal Investment Group in a Commercial Court dispute with Monaghan Mushrooms.
  • Advising Eurotaz Ltd in a Commercial Court dispute relating to the Russian corporate raider litigation.
  • Acting on behalf of Biogen IDEC MA Inc. in proceedings involving Eli Lilly and Others v Biogen IDEC in connection with alleged infringement of Eli Lilly patent.
  • Representing Johnson & Johnson in multi-jurisdictional litigation in relation to the alleged infringement of Novartis contact lens patent.
  • Representing Conor Med Systems in multi-jurisdictional litigation in relation to the alleged infringement of GSK’s coronory stent patent.
  • Advising on multi-jurisdictional litigation in patent infringement and revocation cases including GSK v Synthon which is the leading decision on the grant of injunctive relief in intellectual property matters.
  • Advising RSA in an ongoing dispute with Bourke & Co relating to policy indemnification.
  • Advising MCD Productions in an ongoing dispute with the IRFU relating to the Aviva Stadium.
  • Acting on behalf of Samsung in patent dispute with Apple.
  • Acting on behalf of MI Drilling Fluids in patent dispute relating to North Sea drilling technology.
  • Acting on behalf of Memjet Technologies in patent dispute relating to ink jet technology.
  • Acting on behalf of House of Fraser plc in ongoing proceedings brought against BIBA GmbH in relation to the BIBA clothing brand.
  • Representing MCD Productions in the Commercial Court in proceedings against the artist Prince Rogers Nelson for cancellation of his Dublin concert.
  • Acting for the policyholders in one of the leading Irish cases on insurance policy interpretation Analog Devices v Zurich Insurance & Others, which involved a jurisdictional dispute and the application by the Irish court of Massachusetts law to an insurance policy.
  • Advising Heatons Limited in relation to a claim for damages against ASICS Limited for breaches of Competition Law relating to the sale of ASICS footwear in Heatons outlets.
  • Advising Protégé Limited in relation to a claim for damages against Irish Distillers Limited for breaches of Competition Law in relation to supply of mature and new fill Irish whiskey.
  • Advising MCD Productions in relation to the CCPC investigation into ticketing sales at concerts/events in Ireland.