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In-house IP roundup: UPC without UK still attractive; how counsel manage cross-border litigation; diversity is law firm hire tie-breaker



Patrick Wingrove, London


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UPC without UK still attractive and could diminish country's importance as litigation forum

While manufacturing businesses might lose interest in a Unified Patent Court that does not cover the UK after Brexit, most international companies say they would use the system and might even use the UK courts less. Read more ... 



DrugsHow European counsel manage cross-border litigation

In-house litigation lawyers reveal how they prepare for cases in multiple jurisdictions with different legal frameworks and cultures. Read more ... 





DrugsDiversity is “tie-breaker” in external counsel hires

Diversity and inclusion factors are tipping the hiring scales towards law firms with varied teams, and clients are influencing their legal partners to cast a wider recruitment and development net. Read more ... 







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