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Professor (Practice) David Llewelyn


Resident in Singapore, David Llewelyn is Deputy Dean & Professor of Law (Practice) at Singapore Management University. He is also Professor of Intellectual Property Law at King’s College London.
Before moving to Singapore in 2010, David practised as a solicitor in London for 25 years and most recently was a partner and head of the intellectual property group in the London office of international law firm White & Case. After working for nearly two years as a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property Law in Munich, since 1982 he has combined legal practice with teaching, both in London and other places such as Hong Kong (where he is Honorary Professor at Hong Kong University) and Shanghai.

David has spoken at international conferences all around the world and has written extensively on intellectual property law issues. He is joint author of Cornish, Llewelyn & Aplin Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyright, Trade Marks & Allied Rights (7th ed., 2010) and has worked with others in 8 New Square on the 13th (in 2001) , 14th (in 2005) and 15th (in 2011) editions of Kerly’s Law of Trade Marks & Trade Names. He has also written a business book Invisible Gold in Asia: Creating Wealth through Intellectual Property (2010).

David's full CV is available here.