DLA Piper today announces the appointment of Adam Cooke as partner in its London Intellectual Property & Technology ("IPT") practice. Adam joins from Hogan Lovells where he was a leading partner in the London IP team.
Adam has 20 years' experience as an IP litigator and his practice focuses on multi-jurisdictional patent litigation, especially in the life sciences sector. Adam has advised in relation to regulatory data exclusivity, as well as the use of confidential information and has experience of trade mark, copyright and registered and unregistered design litigation.
Stéphane Lemarchand, DLA Piper's International Head of IPT said: "It is testament to our continued ambitions for the firm and the IPT practice that Adam has chosen to join us at DLA Piper. Patent litigation is a particular focus for the firm globally and the addition of such a recognised expert in the field will bolster our UK, International and global capabilities. I am looking forward to welcoming and working with Adam in the near future".
Simon Levine, Managing Director, Groups & Sectors added: "I am delighted to welcome Adam to the firm and the London IPT practice. Adam is motivated to develop further his patent practice at DLA Piper and is attracted by our international footprint, our ambition, our progress to date, and globally co-ordinated approach to Life Sciences".
Prior to Hogan Lovells, Adam was an equity partner at Wragge & Co. between 1994-2008, an associate at Stephenson Harwood between 1991-1993, and began his career at Bristows between 1984-1991. Adam will join DLA Piper in August.