David Sant is Managing Partner, and main practitioner, at Angel IP.
He has been working in IP for over 28 years, working from 1989 to 2005 at the European Patent Office (EPO), including periods as a European patent examiner, serving on both the Examining Division and the Opposition Division, and finally as the Head of the EPO’s bureau in Brussels.
After the EPO David has worked in London as a patent attorney and patent litigator. He is a European Patent Attorney, Solicitor-Advocate (with higher rights of audience) before the Courts of England & Wales and Solicitor in the Republic of Ireland. His practice since 2007 has been predominantly in contentious work, with 10 cases before the High Court and one international arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce.
David has worked previously for IP specialists Taylor Wessing and later Bird & Bird.
He has a BSc (Hons) in Physics, an MBA and LLB. His mother tongue is English, but David’s working languages include French and German, with proficiency in Italian.
Angel IP draws on the contributions by consultants in the UK and overseas in specific technical areas and specific legal expertise.