DLA Piper Paris hires Paul Hastings IP/IT head

DLA Piper Paris hires Paul Hastings IP/IT head” />DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has made its first lateral hire in Paris since Piper Rudnick launched in the French capital in July 2004. Paul Hastings’ French IP/IT head Patrick Boiron will be DLA Piper’s first dedicated partner in the Paris technology, media and communications team. Boiron’s experience includes drafting and negotiating various provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code, and is currently assisting the Republic of Croatia in the implementation of new IP law. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 24 November