Intellectual Property News
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).
US firm Alston & Bird has launched an office in Beijing, its first location in Asia and second overseas.
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.
Singapore firm Joyce A Tan & Partners has hired Bird & Bird’s Asia-Pacific privacy and data protection head Sheena Jacob as a partner and joint head of its IP practice.
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo is scaling back its UK presence by no longer conducting European patent prosecution from its London office.
US IP and litigation specialist Fish & Richardson has hired a team of five from Olswang’s Munich office including Herbert Kunz, head of the UK firm’s IP patent prosecution team.
Kirkland & Ellis Beijing co-founding partner Ya-Chiao Chang has left the firm to join Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.
Intellectual Property Briefings
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Nishad Nadkarni has joined the firm as an associate partner in the intellectual property practice at the firm’s Mumbai office.
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Intellectual Property Analysis
This week’s top briefings writers from TheLawyer.com 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’
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