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  • TRADEMARKS

    The fightin' Irish burger beats 'trademark bully'

    21 January 2019

    Irish chain wins David v Goliath burger wars with US giant McDonald's as 'Big Mac' not properly registed trademark, though appeal possible.

  • LEGAL PROFESSION

    Bar Council revolutionises membership

    21 January 2019

    Legal profession disruption leads Bar Council of England and Wales to open up its membership.

  • LEGAL OPERATIONS

    CLOC strengthens board and appoints president

    20 January 2019

    As legal operators meet in London today, CLOC's European arm appoints VMware's Aine Lyons to the board and promotes Google's Mary Shen O Carroll to the role of president.

  • CLOC

    Legal operators converge in London next week

    18 January 2019

    With legal operations an increasingly powerful group, Aine Lyons, deputy general counsel of VMware and one of the founders of industry body CLOC, gives an insight into next week's event in London.

  • CRYPTOASSETS

    Cryptoasset sector looks set to expand but will face roadblocks

    18 January 2019

    Law firm offers cautiously optimistic outlook for cryptoassets, but despite success in 2018 raises doubts over ICOs.

  • M&A

    M&A trends to watch for in 2019

    18 January 2019

    Morrison & Foerster M&A forecast flags strong growth and tech trends, but warns on US and China deal-making and shareholder acitivism.

  • AFRICA

    Funding aims to level legal playing field in Africa

    18 January 2019

    African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) receives a EUR 4 million grant facility from Germany's development bank to promote better deals.

  • TRADEMARKS

    Love is all around

    17 January 2019

    Cartier loses trademark fight in Singapore as IPOS says love 'is meant to be shared' and French luxury jeweller should not have a monopoly.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    The fourth is strong with this oneā€¦

    17 January 2019

    Jenner & Block appoints partner Craig C Martin as the firm's next chair, only fourth firm lawyer to serve as firm chair in a 105-year history.


 

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Legal operators converge in London next week

With legal operations an increasingly powerful group, Aine Lyons, deputy general counsel of VMware and one of the founders of industry body CLOC, gives an insight into next week's event in London.