Olswang team rivals patent specialists after new hires

O'Connor, Joanne
April 2005
Lawyer;4/4/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p3
Trade Publication
This article reports that law firm Olswang has ramped up its unique in-house patent filing and prosecution practice with the hire of three patent attorneys and a trademarks partner, to go head-to-head with the British specialist patent attorneys. The firm has hired Brian Williamson, head of international patents at technology group NCR, as head of patent prosecution. Nortel patent attorneys Rachel Free and Helen Wallis also joining the firm. The hires increase the number of patent attorneys at Olswang to five. Williamson will replace former patents head Stephen Carter, who left the firm to return to patent attorney firm Mewhurn Ellis.


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