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IP Law Summer School
Monday 12 - Friday 16 August 2024
Downing CollegeCambridge, UK

Giles Pratt
Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


Giles heads our intellectual property and technology group. He also leads our data practice in London, and co-heads the firm's digitalization initiatives including our Freshfields TQ platform.

He is particularly active in the consumer, retail, technology, media, automotive and financial institutions sectors, and specialises in IP, data privacy and cyber security, commercial and e-commerce law.

He regularly advises on transactions involving valuable brands, technology, content and data, particularly in the context of international M&A, IP/tech-heavy carve-outs and JVs, restructuring, financing, licensing and other complex commercial and IP agreements. He also advises on IP disputes and risk management, including multi-jurisdictional brand protection, and IP and antitrust issues.

Giles leads our London data practice, advising on the full range of legal issues relating to data, including IP protection and data privacy matters, particularly in the context of deals, crises, investigations and new data uses and analytics.

Agenda Sessions

  • Introduction to IP licensing and transactions