Biography

Mark Lubbock is a partner in the Innovation & Technology Group.

Mark specialises in commercial information technology, intellectual property and privacy law. He advises clients on a wide variety of both contentious and non-contentious matters and has extensive experience in the intellectual property, data protection, information technology, healthcare, e-commerce, outsourcing, and commercial contracts practice areas.

Mark advises clients in a wide variety of industry sectors and on commercial arrangements, technology transfer agreements, trade mark and merchandising licenses and on outsourcing, development and procurement agreements with a technology focus, and in corporate and corporate finance transactions.

Prior to Brown Rudnick, Mark was a senior partner in the Digital Economy Group at Ashurst.

Education

University of Cambridge, 1980

Bar Admissions

England & Wales
Publications
Co-author, Cybersecurity chapter, GDR, October 2019
Co-author, "How will cross-border confidentiality issues develop in the years ahead?", FTI Consulting EMEA, August 2019
Author, "General Court emphasises functionality in establishing a "close connection" and similarity", World Trademark Review, April 2019
Author, "General Court's POLO Decision Highlights Additional Protection That Marks Derive from Being Well Known", World Trademark Review, July 2018
Co-author, "Getting Territorial : New Guidelines Issued Regarding the Geographical Scope of the GDPR", Brown Rudnick Alert, December 2018
Co-author, "Data Breaches And Insider Threats: Vicarious Liability For Rogue Employees – The Morrison's Group Litigation", Brown Rudnick Alert, October 2018
Co-author, "The Microsoft Ireland Case: Current State of Play - a summary of the issues and background", SCL, March 2018
Speaking Engagements
European Commercial Law Summer School, September 2019, Contracts: Lessons learnt from recent significant cases
UCL Institute of Brand & Innovation Law, IP Transactions: Law and Practice
European Commercial Law Summer School, September 2018, Commercial Law and The Anatomy of a Contract
Awards and Honors
Mark is recognised by Best Lawyers 2020 in Intellectual Property Law.
Mark is a Recognised Lawyer in the Chambers & Partners 2019 Guides for Life Sciences and Information Technology. Sources regard him as "a high-quality person who knows what he's doing in transactions".
Mark is a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 2019 Guide for Intellectual Property.
Mark is a Recognised Lawyer in IAM 1000 2019, The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.