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DLA Piper LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Comprehensive IP service at the centre of a truly global platform. Excellent handling of litigation concerned with all core rights, as well as licensing and IP-rich corporate transactions. Advises clients on the protection and commercialisation of their proprietary data and on questions of third-party data use. Assists with international trade mark registration efforts.

Strengths

One interviewee reports: "The team can have candid conversations to get to the core of problems and solutions and they think outside the box in terms of resolution strategy."

"The service has been excellent - they are very thorough, responsive and always happy to help," says another.

Work highlights

Assisted Mondelez, a multinational food and beverage company, with drafting and negotiating a global master trade mark licence agreement with Unilever.

Notable practitioners

Ruth Hoy is highly experienced and specialises in brand management issues, including trade mark and copyright enforcement and licensing disputes. She acts for household names in sport, fashion, aviation and electronics.,"A cool, calm and experienced litigator able to pick things up at short notice across the full range of IP matters." "Although a litigator, she can give commercial advice that sees past the disputes."

Simon Levine is DLA's global CEO. He is considered a pre-eminent expert on the intellectual property issues facing media, entertainment and sports clients.

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Intellectual Property Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Intellectual Property


Simon Levine
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