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Legal

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London

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Sector Focus

Legal Advisory Services

Customer Type

Solicitor

Richard Penfold

Spear's Review

Richard Penfold joined Withers from the boutique technology law firm JAG Shaw Baker in 2018.

As a partner in the intellectual property and technology team, Penfold advises his clients on a broad cross-section of intellectual property, life sciences and technology matters, including database rights, copyright, cybersquatting and patents. Since his qualification as a solicitor in 1994 Penfold has worked at several leading law firms such as DLA Piper and Brown Rudnick, where he was the European head of intellectual property.

Penfold and his team notably advised global life sciences VC firm Morningside Venture Investments who invested in VaxEquity Ltd, which was launched to accelerate the production of a vaccine for the Covid-19 pandemic and other diseases.

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