Friday 19 July 2019

Pinsent Masons hires Matheson's IP lawyer

'The hire will boost its footprint among big pharmaceuticals companies, the law firm said on Thursday as it announced a 7pc rise in turnover for 2018 to £482m (€536.5m)' (stock photo)
'The hire will boost its footprint among big pharmaceuticals companies, the law firm said on Thursday as it announced a 7pc rise in turnover for 2018 to £482m (€536.5m)' (stock photo)

David Chance

Pinsent Mason's has named the head of Matheson's intellectual property disputes group, Michael Finn, as a new partner in its Dublin office.

The hire will boost its footprint among big pharmaceuticals companies, the law firm said on Thursday as it announced a 7pc rise in turnover for 2018 to £482m (€536.5m).

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"Michael advises on complex domestic and international commercial disputes, contentious intellectual property matters, data privacy disputes, regulatory matters including prosecutions, product liability, and judicial review," the London-headquartered international law firm said in a statement.

"He has extensive experience in large-scale litigation before the Irish Commercial Court."

At the firm, which opened its eighth international office in past four years during the last financial year, Mr Finn will work with IP and data litigation specialist Ann Henry.

Irish Independent

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