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Daniel Selmi

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Practice Areas

Intellectual Property, Information Technology and commercial disputes involving the same; patents, trademarks, passing off, copyright, designs, confidential information, malicious falsehood. Advice, drafting and advocacy covering all these areas in the UK Courts and UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO), EU Intellectual Property Office (EU IPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO).

A few recent patent cases in the High Court and EPO include: EPO Opposition against EP 2 156 751 (Matsutani Chemical Industry Co.) [2020-date]; Alcon v. Aspire & Actavis (generic travoprost products) [2019-date]; EPO Opposition against EP 2 793 618 (The Coca-Cola Company) [2019]; Resman AS v Tracerco (reservoir monitoring / chemical tracers) [2017-2019] and Align Technology Inc. v ClearCorrect (orthodontic appliances) [2017-2019].

Daniel is also currently instructed on over half a dozen “soft” IP cases in the High Court.


Called 2013, Lincoln’s Inn. Awards: Hardwicke Entrance Award; Lord Bowen Scholarship (top GDL scholarship); Lord Mansfield Scholarship (top BPTC scholarship); Shelford Pupillage Scholarship.

Education: 2005 St Hugh’s College, Oxford University (MBiochem (Hons) degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (Distinction, 1st Class)); 2006 Life Sciences Interface Doctoral Training Centre; 2009 DPhil in Physics (Bionanotechnology): ‘DNA Lattices and Protein Arrays – Novel Approaches to Biological Structure Determination’; 2009-11 St Cross College, Oxford University (Junior Research Fellow); 2012 Oxford Brookes University (Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)); 2013 City University (Bar Professional Training Course).

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Bar Association; IPSoc.


Selmi D.N., et al. (2011) DNA-templated protein arrays for single-molecule imaging. Nano Letters 11(2): 657-660