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Simmons seals hire of Olswang European patent litigation head Burdon

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Simmons & Simmons has recruited Olswang’s former interim CEO Michael Burdon as an intellectual property (IP) partner in London.

Burdon – who took charge of Olswang for a seven-month period following the surprise exit of former longstanding leader David Stewart in late 2014 – is head of the firm’s European patent litigation team and an elected board member.

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