CREATe’s Allen Dixon: The Value of IPR and Trade Secrets to MNCs

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Allen N. Dixon is a leading lawyer and international specialist in the intellectual property and information technology field, having worked on three continents and advised high technology and other industries in various capacities for more than 25 years. He worked in General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel positions in technology companies in Asia, the US and Europe between 1986 and 1994. He was European Counsel and Partner at the private law firm Covington & Burling in London, England, from 1994 through 1999, representing companies in the technology industry. From 2000 to 2005 he served as Executive Director and General Counsel of the international recording industry association IFPI in London. Since 2005 he has run the IIPTC consultancy concentrating on intellectual property and high-technology issues. He is a specialist editor of the major UK copyright law treatise, Copinger & Skone James on Copyright, and speaks and writes regularly on technology and intellectual property matters.