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Banking and financial services
DLA Piper represents some of the largest financial institutions and financial services companies in the world. Our size and reach mean that our multi-disciplinary teams are able to support these clients in both their day-to-day needs and strategic objectives, locally and globally. Click here for more information on banking and financial services.
Energy and water
DLA Piper energy lawyers are among the world’s most experienced and geographically widespread, offering critical practice skill, industry-specific knowledge and local coverage worldwide. Our lawyers have experience in all segments of the industry, ranging from renewables to power generation to oil and gas. Click here for more information on energy and water.
DLA Piper’s healthcare lawyers represent healthcare clients all around the world. We live and work where our clients live and work. Our lawyers work together across our offices throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the US, combining global strategy with local implementation. Click here for more information on healthcare.
Hospitality and leisure
With more than 100 lawyers throughout our offices, DLA Piper's global hospitality and leisure sector advises owners, managers, franchisors, developers and lenders with respect to hotels and other hospitality and leisure businesses around the world. We offer the extraordinary breadth and depth of our core practice groups, including corporate, real estate, finance, franchise and distribution, human resources, litigation and regulatory, IP and IT. Click here for more information on hospitality and leisure.
Insurance and reinsurance
We have one of the world's pre-eminent, multi-disciplinary teams that represents major insurance, reinsurance and financial services companies globally. Our size and reach enable us to support clients in both their strategic objectives and their daily needs, locally and worldwide. Click here for more information on insurance and reinsurance.
DLA Piper is acknowledged as one of the world's leading law firms, representing companies and investors in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device fields. Our life sciences team operates across multiple practice groups and offices in an open, flexible manner. Click here for more information on life sciences.
Sports, media and entertainment
One legal practice has emerged as the first choice among all parties involved in the sports, media and entertainment sectors, which demand the very best representation and expect superior client service — DLA Piper. We understand the way the sport, media and entertainment industries work. Click here for more information on sports, media and entertainment.
Technological innovation has changed the way we live and how we do business. With deep roots in Silicon Valley, DLA Piper has served the technology sector since its inception. Today, we are among the world’s largest and most geographically diverse legal practices, with clients ranging from Global 100 and Fortune 500 enterprises to start-up companies developing tomorrow’s industry-leading technologies. Click here for more information on technology.
DLA Piper offers complete legal representation through its worldwide offices. We regularly advise clients in the transportation sector on multi-jurisdictional transactions involving multiple DLA Piper offices. Our teams cut across legal disciplines and many of the transactions they handle range from $100m to nearly $1bn. Click here for more information on transportation.
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Briefings from DLA Piper
On 13 June 2013, the US Supreme Court ruled that certain patent claims owned by US biotech company Myriad Genetics are invalid as products of nature.
President Obama has announced a new initiative aimed at curbing patent infringement suits by ‘patent trolls’ who generate revenue through extortionate litigation.
Analysis from The Lawyer
The Lawyer’s latest Top 50 litigation firms list shows that business for dispute specialists is roaring along while new in-depth detail reveals the winning strategies
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