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Nigel Parker

Partner

London

Parker Nigel
Nigel Parker

Partner

London

Nigel specialises in intellectual property, technology and data.

He advises on the intellectual property, technology and data aspects of corporate and commercial transactions, including joint ventures and collaborations, as well as standalone intellectual property and data-rich commercial matters. He has particular expertise across IP-rich sectors, including life sciences, automotive and financial services. He has experience in a range of digital projects, covering fields such as digital health and digital marketing. His data practice spans all areas of data privacy, including advising on impact assessment of new products and services, international data transfers and data protection authority investigations. He advises on the legal aspects of cybersecurity, including strategies for managing legal risk and on the response to cyber-attacks and dealing with regulatory authorities. He has extensive experience of complex technology transactions, including outsourcing, complex technology licences, and manufacturing and supply arrangements. Nigel is recognised as a leading individual in his specialist areas, in Chambers UK, Legal 500 UK, World Trademark Review and IAM Patent 1000.

Experience highlights

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Publications: 26 February 2024

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Office

London

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005

Academic

LLB, Law, The University of Manchester, 2001

LLM, Commercial Intellectual Property, Nottingham Law School, 2007

Published work

  • "Infiltrate, Extort, Repeat - The Ransomware Pandemic" (Nigel Parker, Nathan Charnock, Daniel Rubin), ICLG 2022
  • "Get Stuffed! Are you prepared for a credential-stuffing attack? (Nigel Parker and Nathan Charnock), ICLG 2021
  • "Effective Cyber Diligence – The Importance of Getting it Right" (Nigel Parker and Alexandra Rendell), ICLG 2020
  • "The Regulators Have Spoken – Nine Lessons To Help Protect Your Business" (Nigel Parker and Alexandra Rendell), ICLG 2019
  • "Would the Standard of Cybersecurity be Improved by the Introduction of Mandatory Cybersecurity Controls?" (Nigel Parker and Alex Shandro), ICLG 2018
  • "International Data Transfers under the proposed Data Protection Regulation", PDP Journals, May 2012
  • "The secret recipe: key ingredients of agreements to protect confidential information" Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Practice Point, February 2011.
  • "Cross-border data transfers: Weighing up regulator requests" PLC, January 2011.
  • "Intellectual property and joint ventures: protection of intellectual property on exit", 4 Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 473, 2009.
  • "Post-termination use of licensed intellectual property by licensees", 3 Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 5, 2008.
  • "Data Protection Law in Japan: a European Perspective", 8 World Data Protection Report 12, 2008.
  • "Intellectual property issues in joint ventures and collaborations", Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2: 729-74, 2007.

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