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K&L Gates adds German IP partner from Clifford Chance

15-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

K&L Gates has become the latest firm to pick up a partner from Clifford Chance in Germany, recruiting the magic circle firm’s German trademark head Thorsten Vormann.

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Cooley London hiring spree continues with Reed Smith life sciences rainmakers

17-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Cooley has hired Reed Smith life sciences partners John Wilkinson and Nicola Maguire to join its London office as partners.

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Malaysia’s Zicolaw adds IP weight across Southeast Asia network

16-Mar-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Malaysian firm Zicolaw has expanded its IP capabilities across the Southeast Asian region with the addition of a team in Thailand and additional personnel in Indonesia and Malaysia.

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Olswang hires four-strong Winston & Strawn IP team and promotes corporate head

24-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Olswang has hired a four-strong IP team from US firm Winston & Strawn to join its London office and has promoted senior corporate TMT partner Mark Bertram to head of corporate.

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Brown Rudnick on point as World Health Organisation mandates use of non-reusable syringes

24-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Brown Rudnick European IP head Alexander Carter-Silk has been advising the inventor of non-reusable syringes as the life-saving invention receives World Health Organisation (WHO) backing.

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Six take flight from Bird & Bird's China offices in defection to IP consultancy

9-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

IP consultancy Awapatent has picked up Bird & Bird Hong Kong IP rainmaker Ai-Leen Lim and a team of five for its Beijing and Hong Kong branch AWA Asia.

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Kobre & Kim launches fourth US office in San Francisco with IP hire

21-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

International litigation boutique Kobre & Kim has launched its fourth office in the US in San Francisco, led by Kerr & Wagstaffe’s Michael Ng who joins the firm as a partner.

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Shanghai attorneys help enterprises in patent search and analysis

Dacheng 17-Apr-2015

A Shanghai-based team led by Dacheng IP senior partner Shang Jiangang and associate Yang Yuzhou has assisted enterprises in patent search and analysis.

High rankings for Baker & McKenzie in 2015 Legal 500: EMEA Directory

Baker & McKenzie 17-Apr-2015

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Directory 2015 has recognised Baker & McKenzie with high rankings across a range of practice areas.

Legal 500 Emea rates JB Eversheds top in IP

Eversheds 16-Apr-2015

JB Eversheds is recommended as a top-tier firm in the practice area of IP.

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The Hot 100 2015: IP/IT

26-Jan-2015

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Luxembourg – on the IP offensive

26-Jan-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Intellectual property is the next weapon in Luxembourg’s armoury of business offerings – but first it must past the EC ‘state aid’ test

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The choices facing Ashurst and Olswang

3-Nov-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

The Americanisation of UK law is coming - so what are firms doing about it?

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