Cooley Godward Kronish LLP has announced that they are to take on 15 corporate and technology partners from dissolved firm Heller Ehrman LLP.
Randall Milch has been appointed to the position of executive vice president and general counsel of Verizon Communications.
Michael Schlitt has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP as a partner in its Frankfurt office.
On 1 October, Advokatfirman Delphi welcomed Olof Rågmark as a partner in its Stockholm office.
Michael Jaffe has joined the Washington, DC, office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP as partner and counsel in the firm's litigation team.
Lovells LLP in London has welcomed Adam Cooke as a partner in its intellectual property practice.
Liston Bishop III has been officially named as general counsel and vice president of the Unum Group after eight months serving as provisional general counsel.
Shifts in trademark law are having an effect on the landscape this year. An amendment to the 1993 Consumer Protection Law was made in March 2008 concerning trademark owners' liability. Controlling entities of products can now be considered as "suppliers" as they provide trademarks to goods or services. This is regardless of who manufactures it.
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