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Other in-housers on the move included Tibco Software senior UK legal counsel Helle Jorgensen, who leaves the financial software house, which was spun out of Reuters, for US technology giant Sybase. She becomes UK general counsel.
Another US company, Kraft Foods, is looking to beef up its IP capability.
Kraft is following in the footsteps of other companies such as the UK's EasyGroup (The Lawyer, 24 July), which are aggressively protecting their IP rights in response to companies looking to exploit their brand.
Kraft is looking for senior patent lawyers in Europe and the US, while EasyGroup IP Licensing is seeking a managing director.