Chris is a partner in the Intellectual Property department who specialises in technology matters, especially for North American businesses setting up or partnering in Europe. Chris has acted for over 160 US-based tech companies in the last two years, helping them negotiate with European partners and customers (including many of the big corporates), advising on the forms of contracts that will work locally and guiding them through the labrynth of EU regulation, especially in the data protection/privacy area.
Areas of expertise:
Technology licensing & distribution
Internet and wireless sectors
Consumer protection in the technology sector
Chris has degrees in English and French Law (London School of Economics - University of London), as well as a Diplome d’études juridiques françaises (Universite Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, France) and completed his Law Society Finals at the College of Law in Guildford, UK).
Chris also speaks French.
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