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.

Relevant 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 Central Bank in relation to issues pertaining to Maynooth Credit Union
  • Acting on behalf of Protégé International Group Limited in Competition proceedings involving Irish Distillers Limited

Contact

+353 1 920 1148
david.odonohoe@arthurcox.com

Ten Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
D02 T380
Ireland

  • BCL, 1980, University College, Dublin
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 1983

David O’Donohoe is noted for his “huge knowledge” with clients describing him as a “straight talker.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2019

David O’Donohoe is a “very professional litigator.”

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2018

David O’Donohoe is a “very experienced and pleasant individual to work with.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

David O’Donohoe is noted for being “very knowledgeable and responsive.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

 

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