People & Places
Perkins Coie expands presence in China14 January 2020
Perkins Coie has expanded its presence in China through the establishment of an intellectual property agency in Beijing and the opening of a new location in Shenzhen.
Doug Clark joins Rouse as global head of dispute resolution14 January 2020
International IP firm Rouse has continued its global growth with the high profile appointment of Doug Clark as global head of dispute resolution.
Amita Kaur Haylock promoted to partner at Mayer Brown14 January 2020
Amita Kaur Haylock has been promoted to partner in the intellectual property practice at Mayer Brown in Hong Kong.
Michelle Yee promoted to IP practice counsel at Mayer Brown14 January 2020
Michelle G.W. Yee, has been promoted to counsel in the intellectual property practice at Mayer Brown in Hong Kong.
Clifford Chance launches robotics training program14 January 2020
Clifford Chance has commenced the pilot phase of its cutting edge robotics training programme, Automation Academy, through Create+65, the firm’s LegalTech innovation lab.
Ayala Deutsch named INTA's 2020 president of the association and chair of its board of directors14 January 2020
The International Trademark Association (INTA) has announced the election of Ayala Deutsch as the 2020 president of the association and chair of its board of directors.
Kongsik Kim promoted to Nelson Mullins in Boston14 January 2020
Kongsik Kim has been promoted to Nelson Mullins in Boston, where he provides start-up, emerging-growth, and established companies with strategic advice on starting/growing business entities and building/managing defensive and offensive intellectual p...
IPOS Welcomes Ming Tan As Managing Director of IPOS International03 January 2020
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore is pleased to announce the appointment of Ming Tan as managing director of its new subsidiary, IPOS International.
Rouse has opened its fifth office in China30 November 2019
Rouse has opened its fifth office in China, this time in Shenzhen.
Mark Hughes Joins Eversheds Sutherland30 November 2019
Mark Hughes has joined the Eversheds Sutherland Hong Kong disputes practice from Slaughter and May. Hughes joins the firm as a litigation partner, with a strong reputation for managing complex, high-stakes litigation in the Hong Kong and wider-APAC m...
First legal tech startup incubator in India selects three local startups to be in its first group of...30 November 2019
Prarambh, the first legal tech startup incubator in India, has selected three local startups to be in its first group of companies. JRTC Intern, Leegality and LegalMind join the incubator, which was launched in February by Mumbai-based law firm Cyril...
Nels Hansen has been promoted to partner at White & Case30 November 2019
Nels Hansen has been promoted to partner in the White & Case Tokyo office, where he is a member of the firm’s global mergers and acquisitions practice.
Thomas M. Shoesmith Joins King & Wood Mallesons30 November 2019
King & Wood Mallesons is expanding its US practice with the addition of international corporate partner Thomas M. Shoesmith. Shoesmith will play a key role in the ongoing development of the firm’s ability to serve clients in the US-Asia and global ma...
Allens has reappointed Richard Spurio as managing partner for a further four year term from January...31 October 2019
Fiona Crosbie, the firm’s chair, said: “The decision to reappoint Richard reflects our confidence in his leadership and the clear strategy he has developed for Allens..."
Andrew Craig will join Ashurst in its corporate division in Melbourne31 October 2019
Joining from Freshfields, where he had been a London-based partner since 2010, Craig specializes in digital economy transactions across a broad range of industry sectors and product lines, with a particular focus on technology.