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Lovells invites 21 lawyers to partnership

Apr 15, 2010 Lovells has promoted 21 lawyers to the partnership in the annual promotions round – an increase from the 19 that were appointed in 2009’s round, but down from the 31 promotions in 2007. There were ten promotions…

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Wragge opens Munich IP base

Aug 1, 2008 Birmingham-based law firm Wragge & Co LLP is to open an IP litigation office in Munich by September, though it will maintain its relationship with German best friend Graf von Westphalen, which also has a Munich presence.

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Ebay Wins Tiffany Trademark Case

Jul 15, 2008 eBay today won a landmark trademark case that had been filed against the company by Tiffany. The jewelery retailer had sued eBay in 2004, alleging that many of the items being advertised on eBay as Tiffany merchandise…

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Singing cowboy joins Orrick as IP partner

Jul 2, 2008 Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe announced that it had hired the former head of Jones Day’s Los Angeles intellectual property group, Rob Dickerson as a partner. According to his former Jones Day profile, Dickerson…

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Baker & McKenzie vs 11-year old in Narnia IP row

Jun 17, 2008 A couple from Edinburgh is being threatened with a law suit by Baker & McKenzie over their son’s 11th birthday present. Gillian Ferguson and Richard Saville-Smith bought the narnia.mobi email domain name in 2006, so…

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Intellectual property law goes well with science

Jun 17, 2008 Though experienced energy lawyers with portable business are widely courted, triple-crowned intellectual property lawyers — those with undergrad and doctorate degrees in science, in addition to their law degrees —…

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