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The choices facing Ashurst and Olswang

3-Nov-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

The Americanisation of UK law is coming - so what are firms doing about it?

Huw Evans

Unilever case clarifies law over patents and employees


Employee loses bid for slice of employer’s profits but patent case clarifies employment case hurdles

claire bennett

New Year cheer for European patent owners everywhere


Common sense prevails in major patent case

Intellectual Property News

Tim Robinson

Schillings hires Army general as first non-lawyer partner since LLP conversion

19-Oct-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Schillings has hired former British Army Major General  Tim Robinson as a partner, in its first non-lawyer partnership appointment since becoming a limited liability partnership (LLP). 

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Alston & Bird opens first Asia office in Beijing

9-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

US firm Alston & Bird has launched an office in Beijing, its first location in Asia and second overseas.

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Japanese firm pioneers alliance with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

9-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Osaka-based Japanese firm Shusaku Yamamoto has formed a first of its kind business alliance with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) to support Japan’s innovative technology start-ups.

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Intellectual Property Analysis


Star legal writers in the intellectual property sector


This week’s top briefings writers from are drawn from the intellectual property arena. Read on for details on the new IP Act 2014, whether Pharrell Williams has been misjudged and dealing with the rush of applications to trademark ‘Je suis Charlie’


The Hot 100 2015: IP/IT


In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters


Luxembourg – on the IP offensive

26-Jan-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Intellectual property is the next weapon in Luxembourg’s armoury of business offerings – but first it must past the EC ‘state aid’ test

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