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Since 1988, the ILN has helped its members keep pace with today’s global economy, through access to the tremendous strength and depth of the combined expertise of 5,000 lawyers in 67 countries on six continents.

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Headed by Norman Zivin of Cooper & Dunham LLP, New York, New York and Eddie Powell of Fladgate LLP, London, the ILN’s Intellectual Property Group provides the platform for enhanced communication, enabling all of its members to easily service the needs of their clients requiring advice on cross-border transactions.

The group’s authors will focus on topics related to intellectual property around the world.