Jane Mutimear

Bird & Bird LLP

Jane is a partner in Bird & Bird LLP's intellectual property department where she focusses primarily on patent litigation, much of which is cross border in nature. For the past 16 years she has been active in telecom patent litigation and arbitration and has used 28 U.S. Code § 1782 to obtain documents from U.S. companies for use in litigation in Europe, has dealt with evidence requests under the Hague Convention, and has used Council Regulation (EC) No 1206/2001 to obtain documents from other European countries. She has successfully applied to the English Court for permission to use overseas documents obtained in English proceedings.