New partner joins DLA Piper's Intellectual Property and Technology practice in London

DLA Piper is appointing Deborah Bould as partner to its Intellectual Property and Technology (IPT) Practice in London, joining on 11th May.

Deborah joins us from Pinsent Masons where she has been a partner since 2006. She is an Intellectual Property specialist with a particular focus on tech patent litigation coupled with a strong scientific background. She has experience of working with international clients across a variety of sectors including Energy , Technology and Industrials.

Commenting on the appointment, Melinda Upton, Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s IPT practice, said:

“Patents in the technology sector continue to be a focus for IP protection and enforcement, across all manner of systems and hardware. Deborah’s practice is focused on patents in the areas of technology, manufacturing and energy and her extensive experience complements our market leading capability in these sectors.

“We are sure that the pragmatic, intelligent and professional approach for which Deborah is known for will be of great value to our clients and Deborah will make a valued contribution to the continued growth of our IPT practice globally, and to our Tech and Energy sectors in particular."