Tim Robinson

Schillings hires Army general as first non-lawyer partner since LLP conversion

19-Oct-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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). 

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Alston & Bird opens first Asia office in Beijing

9-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

US firm Alston & Bird has launched an office in Beijing, its first location in Asia and second overseas.

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Japanese firm pioneers alliance with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

9-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

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 hires Bird & Bird's local IP head

7-Sep-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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 cuts back on European patent prosecution after string of departures

10-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo is scaling back its UK presence by no longer conducting European patent prosecution from its London office. 


Fish & Richardson hooks Olswang Munich IP team

6-Aug-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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 Beijing co-founding partner moves to Orrick

6-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Kirkland & Ellis Beijing co-founding partner Ya-Chiao Chang has left the firm to join Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

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