Patrick Dunaud is a partner in the Paris office of Winston & Strawn and head of litigation in the firm’s Paris office. He has extensive experience in intellectual property and antitrust litigation, with particular focus on media, entertainment, digital convergence, information technology, and e-commerce. He is also very active in the corporate and securities litigation areas, representing financial institutions, as well as French and U.S. corporations.
An active trial lawyer for over 25 years, Mr. Dunaud is experienced in civil, commercial, and criminal courts, as well in the E.U. Court of Justice. He has represented corporations before international arbitration panels in a wide range of matters.
Honors and Awards
Mr. Dunaud is listed in Legal 500 Paris and European Legal 500. He is recognized by Chambers Global 2007 and 2013, and Chambers Europe 2009 as a leader in the field of media, intellectual property, and dispute resolution and ranked in the category “experts” by European Legal Experts 2007 in the areas of intellectual property, litigation and arbitration, media, and entertainment. He is recognized by PLC Which Lawyer as a leader in the fields of communication and media and entertainment, and highly recommended in the area of intellectual property. Most recently, Mr. Dunaud was listed as the leading attorney in France by PLC Which Lawyer Global 50 for his media practice.
Mr. Dunaud received a graduate degree from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux in 1976, a D.E.A. in European Law in 1977, and a D.E.A. in International Law in 1978 from the University of Bordeaux.
Mr. Dunaud is regularly invited to speak at conferences and seminars all over the world.
Speeches and Publications