Hogan Lovells

TMT Department

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What the team is known for Well-reputed firm with an impressive pan-European reach. Boasts leading branches in Russia, Spain and Italy for its IT work, as well as reputable media teams in France and the UK. Handles both transactions and contentious matters, including patent and product liability disputes in the technology sphere. Additionally active in regulatory issues, such as advising on codes of conduct for tackling misinformation in online content. Complemented by a leading data protection offering.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's international knowledge, with one source stating: "The team overall is excellent. I've found their legal advice to be thoughtful and creative. They have done a particularly excellent job helping us navigate local law from an international perspective and providing explanations of the law's application to our situations, so our in-house team can increase its expertise as well."

Another source states: "The cross-border abilities of the team are outstanding."

Work highlights Represented HTC in a multi-patent dispute against Philips across several European jurisdictions, concerning the client's smartphone devices.

Notable practitioners

London-based Peter Watts and Moscow-based Natalia Gulyaeva are key points of contact for clients.