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Squire Patton Boggs

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Andrew Wilkinson

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Squire Patton Boggs

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Intellectual Property & Technology




Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Wilkinson European Community Jurist Office/Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP suffered several departures in 2018, with the loss of former team head Ákos ErƑs and Judit NĂĄdor to Wolf Theiss Faludi ErƑs ÜgyvĂ©di Iroda  in 2018. The firm is known for its experience in cross-border transactions. Ákos Mester and London-based Andrew Wilkinson are the key contacts.

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London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

The ‘responsive, prepared and commercial’ Squire Patton Boggs provides ‘depth and breadth of legal and commercial knowledge’. The practice specialises in cross-border work, particularly in the advertising and media, technology and telecoms sectors. Andrew Wilkinson heads the firm’s commercial, intellectual property and information technology group and ‘his commercial awareness is second to none’. He co-leads the team with the firm's global head of intellectual property and technology, David Elkins.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

The 'commercial and responsive' team at Squire Patton Boggs 'makes a real effort to understand the client's business and industry to provide tailored advice'. Andrew Wilkinson, who 'offers exceptional knowledge and advice' and Francesco Liberatore, who 'provides timely advice in a practical and risk-based manner', head up the technology transactions and communications teams respectively. The team also benefitted from the arrivals of international affairs adviser Matthew Kirk from Vodafone, and data protection and privacy specialist Rosa Barcelo from DG Connect in the European Commission; Barcelo splits her time between London and Brussels.

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Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Within: Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

The Squire Patton Boggs team, led by Andrew Wilkinson, handles commercial and regulatory work as core specialisms and is known for its advertising, promotional clearance and product labelling know-how. Consultant Adrian Spooner, who is also a qualified pharmacist, acts for life sciences clients in respect of regulatory, IP and commercial matters and Paul Jinks' expertise includes commercial work relating to R&D, supply arrangements and product recall cases.

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