Reed Smith boosts IP with partner capture

Reed Smith has hired Rajita Sharma as a partner to spearhead the growth of the UK IP group. Rajita joins from US firm Wildman Harrold, where she was head of the European IP team. Rajita’s practice covers multijurisdictional contentious and non-contentious IP and IT law, with an equal emphasis on patents, trademarks and copyright. The firm now boasts 38 UK partners.