Taylor Wessing hires Harbottle & Lewis' IP head

April 10, 2013 Taylor Wessing has hired the head of Harbottle & Lewis’s intellectual property group, Mark Owen, to join its technology, media and telecoms group. Owen led Harbottle's IP, technology and regulatory practice since he joined the firm in 1998, focussing his practice on digital media and e-commerce.

Taylor Wessing managing partner Tim Eyles said: "Mark's focus on new media clients and digital convergence issues aligns perfectly with Taylor Wessing's TMT offering, while his excellent contacts and experience in Silicon Valley will be a real asset to our international practice.

"His focus also links well with our plans to further develop domestic tech start up work through our dedicated Tech City office."

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