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.

Awards

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 nominated by IP Draughts 2020 amongst Leading UK IP transactional lawyers.
Mark is ranked by Chambers & Partners UK 2020 for Life Sciences and Information Technology. He was also ranked in the 2019 editions, where clients describe Mark as "a high-quality person who knows what he's doing in transactions".
Mark is ranked by The Legal 500 UK 2020 as a Recommended Lawyer for Intellectual Property. He was also ranked in the 2019 edition.
Mark is nominated by Best Lawyers 2020 for Intellectual Property Law.
Mark is ranked by IAM 1000 2019 (The World’s Leading Patent Professionals) as a Recognised Lawyer.