Tomos Shillingford has been Actavis' director of IP litigation since March 2012, using his considerable experience in international patent litigation to coordinate disputes across a range of jurisdictions. Who’s Who Legal spoke with Shillingford about his role within Actavis, the company’s impressive growth in recent years, current developments in the pharmaceutical sector as well as the company’s interaction with the legal industry.
Who’s Who Legal has brought together Isabelle Romet, Colm Ahern and Liad Whatstein to provide insight into recent changes in patent law and the unique features of patent disputes in their jurisdictions. They also provide a framework for staying ahead in today’s increasingly competitive and globalised market.
Who’s Who Legal brings together two leading figures, Colin Ong (Dr Colin Ong Legal Services, Brunei) and Don Gavin (Akerman, US), to discuss emerging domestic trends, the construction sector’s possible resurgence as a result of improving economic conditions and other key issues affecting the legal market.
Ted Badoux of Everaert Advocaten provides a short overview of 2015 labour migration policy, including registered sponsorship, new salary thresholds for highly skilled migrants, the 30 per cent Dutch income tax benefit for incoming employees, a new work permit waiver for intra-corporate trainees and a brand new policy for start-up companies.
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