DLA’s Dickerson takes national IP top spot

DLA partner Jeremy Dickerson (left) has been appointed national head of intellectual property (IP). Former head of IP George Godar becomes head of patents. Dickerson joined the firm from Hammonds in September last year, where he was also head of IP. He takes charge of a team of 11 partners and around 15 other fee-earners across the UK, which includes Godar’s patents team.