Ron Moscona
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Ron Moscona

Partner
moscona.ron@dorsey.com

Overview

RON'S PRACTICE FOCUSES ON PROTECTING CLIENTS’ STRATEGIC AND LONG TERM COMMERCIAL INTERESTS HELPING THEM MAKE THE BEST OF THEIR TECHNOLOGY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND BRANDS.

Ron advises on a wide range of technology related transactions, investments and compliance matters working primarily with clients in the software and digital field, electronics and telecoms, medical devices and life sciences. Ron also gained much experience in the aerospace and automotive, cleantech, consumer products, branded goods and food industries.

Ron is qualified as a solicitor-advocate and acts for clients before the UK courts primarily in the enforcement and protection of intellectual property rights including in oppositions and other registry proceedings before the UK Intellectual Property Office and OHIM - the European trade mark and design office.

Education & Admissions

Oxford University (Master of Studies in Legal Research, 1998), With Distinction

Tel-Aviv University (LLB, 1994), magna cum laude

Admissions

  • England & Wales
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales (2000)
  • Higher Rights (Civil Proceedings) (2002)
  • Member of the Israeli Bar (1995)

Languages

  • English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent), French (some)

Experience

  • GuestLogix v. Onboard Retail Solutions Ltd (trade mark infringement)
  • Basic Concepts International Ltd v. Grupo Promer Mon-Graphic SA (registered design invalidation)
  • Cross Vetpharm Group v.MedicAnimal (trade mark infringement and passing off)
  • Representing the claimant in a copyright infringement case concerning a computer game
  • Representing a party in a dispute concerning the termination of an outsourcing contract
  • Representing parties in disputes relating to the use of competitor trade marks as Google Adwords
  • Miscellaneous trade mark and registered design oppositions and revocation cases
  • Miscellaneous domain name seizure proceedings

Representative Transactions

  • Representing Quindell Plc in miscellaneous telematics and software licensing deals and in a joint venture with RAC
  • Representing Ploughshare Innovations and Dstl in a licensing deal relating to an IT security assessment platform
  • Representing Airspan Networks in supply and licensing agreements relating to telecom equipment
  • Representing Elkem Solar in a joint venture with Pillar/BSB for the development of induction furnaces for the manufacture of solar grade silicon
  • Licensing and collaboration deal for the development of chip-based DNA sequencing tools
  • Collaboration and R&D deal relating to the use of microbial materials for cleansing toxic metalworking wastewater
  • Acting for miscellaneous clients in software licensing, distribution contracts and joint ventures
  • Acting for tech start-ups in funding rounds, investment deals, collaborations and joint ventures

News & Resources

Articles

Are the EU’s New Copyright Rules Set to Break the Internet?
BIG MAC? WHAT’S THAT?
Copyright Rules for the Digital Age
Copyright in the Taste of Cheese?
Extraterritorial Application of The GDPR – Lessons from Recent Developments
Latest Development Regarding Extraterritorial Application of The GDPR
What Can We Make of the New Revised Draft of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Market?
Ministerial Statement Sheds Light on Fate of EU Trade Marks Post-Brexit
Social Media Account Holders Potentially Liable for GDPR Violations by Platform Operators
The New EU Copyright Directive – A Threat to Free Flow of Information or A Fair Protection for Authors and Creators?
UK Courts and Regulator Ratcheting Up Privacy and Data Protection Enforcement
The computer as an author
LinkedIn Takes the Role of Protector of its Users’ Privacy
Legal Case Shows Social Networks Can’t Remain Neutral On User Privacy
UK Supreme Court Breathes New Life to the Doctrine of Equivalents
Can I be sued for sending a demand letter?
Advertising Standards Authority Rules That Instagram Post Contained Inadequate Disclosure
Regulating From Across The Pond: Rough Waters Ahead For Use of Big Data in the EU
Proposal for new European ePrivacy Regulation
German Copyright Law Sets Limitations on Exclusive Licenses
German Copyright Law Sets Limitations on Exclusive Licenses
EU Court Strikes Down Security Legislation Over Privacy Concerns
Could the EU Unified Patent Court Start Working in December 2017?
EU court strikes down security legislation over privacy concerns
Unexpected Post-Brexit IP Development: UK is to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Partner Ron Moscona Discusses EU Copyright Directive (20:35)
Dorsey Partner Ron Moscona Comments on Google GDPR Fine
Dorsey Partners Clint Conner and Ron Moscona Remarks on GDPR Enforcement in TheCorporateCounsel.net
Dorsey Represents DAZN Group in Matchroom Boxing Italy Joint Venture
Dorsey Partner Ron Moscona Discusses EU Copyright Directive
Dorsey Partner Ron Moscona Discusses Consent for Voice Samples
Dorsey Partner Ron Moscona Discusses EU Copyright Proposal
Dorsey Advises Perform Group on Boxing’s First Billion Dollar Deal
Dorsey Nationally Ranked and Named Trademark Law Firm of the Year by "U.S. News – Best Lawyers" Best Law Firms
Dorsey Partner Ron Moscona Comments on Playboy Winning Block to Weblinks
Super Lawyers Recognizes 11 Dorsey Attorneys in London
Dorsey & Whitney advises Quindell Plc on £637M+ Sale of its Professional Services Division
Super Lawyers Recognizes 10 Dorsey Attorneys in London
Chambers UK 2015 Ranks Dorsey Practices and Lawyers
Dorsey Named One of Top Trademark Firms
Dorsey & Whitney Advises Quindell Plc on World’s Largest Telematics Contract
Dorsey Partner Ron Moscona Discusses Posthumous Publicity Rights of Celebrities on Jeff Randall Live
Super Lawyers Recognizes 8 Dorsey Attorneys in London

Select Presentations

  • Technology Licensing Under European Union Competition Rules, Dorsey Seminar (November 2012)
  • IP Licensing, TechHub, London (October 2012)
  • 10 Useful Tips for Start-Up Entrepreneurs, Innovation Warehouse, London (February 2012)
  • Top 7 Issues for US Companies Seeking to Commercialise Their Products or Services in Europe, DorseyU seminar (April 2010)
  • How Do Businesses Engage With Academia, Cambridge (March 2010)
  • Technology Collaborations, Licensing and JVs, Cambridge (October 2009)
  • Personalised Advertising - The Consumer's Right of Privacy, Cambridge (July 2009)
  • IPRs in Joint Venture and Collaboration Agreements, Imperial College (October 2008)
  • The Indian pharmaceuticals market, Leverkusen, Germany (October 2007)
  • M&A Aspects of IP Licensing and R&D Agreements, Amsterdam (April 2007)
  • Copyright Issues relating to Software, London (2006) 
  • Division of Brands, London (2005)
  • Ownership of Software, London (2004)
  • Intellectual Property Rights in International JVs, London (November 2003)
  • EU Enlargement and Intellectual Property Rights, London (May 2003)

Industries & Practices

Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Blockchain & Digital Assets
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Emerging Companies
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Europe
  • FinTech
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Franchise & Distribution Law
  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Israel
  • Sustainability
  • Technology Commerce
  • Telecommunications
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • INTA member
  • Member of the UK group of AIPPI
  • Member of the IP Commercialisation Board of City University, London

Accolades

Rated by Super Lawyers - Ron Moscona - visit superlawyers.com


  • Listed as a Super Lawyer in 2013-2015 by Super Lawyers London
  • Named as “Recognised Practitioner” (IP) in Chambers 2015
Ron Moscona