La Playa networks extensively with IP lawyers, patent attorneys, IP insurance underwriters and others who provide advice, support and counsel in this area. Here are some links which we hope will be of interest to you.
Dan is a corporate partner with Fried Frank in New York though his role is international, with specific expertise in Intellectual Property - particularly IP issues around technology transactions. Dan has published various articles on how IP is handled within such transactions. View them here.
Alasdair is a partner at Mills & Reeve, providing assistance through the law on protection of IP Rights, exploitation of idea, technology agreement or resolving disputes. Alasdair is a member of the Licensing Executives Society and the International Trade Mark Association as well as President of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.
Patrick is a partner and head of the commercial and technology team at Taylor Vinters. Patrick is a commercial lawyer specialising in the exploitation of intellectual property, particularly relating to biotechnology matters.
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