Joanne Vengadesan
Partner, Penningtons Manches

Joanne is a commercial lawyer, specialising in technology transactions and data protection. Her work encompasses structuring and negotiating contracts for complex technology projects, IT agreements, intellectual property and technology licensing, e-commerce and consumer law issues. Joanne has particular expertise in the electric vehicle sector, where she has been assisting a client on its contracts with key partners in relation to electric vehicle charge point infrastructure, as well as on consumer law issues. As an expert in data protection laws, she is advising numerous clients on data protection compliance in readiness for the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation. She also has expertise in brand protection, and she and her team manage intellectual property portfolios on behalf of a wide range of clients.

Joanne is recommended by independent legal directories Chambers UK and The Legal 500 for her commercial, information technology and intellectual property work.  She has been described in these directories as ‘smart, approachable, responsive and easy to work with’, ‘an excellent negotiator’ and ‘professional, pragmatic and knowledgeable’. She is also a recommended expert for data protection and IT in Who’s Who Legal 2017.

Joanne is the co-chair of the intellectual property and technology specialist group of leading international law firm network Multilaw. She is also the chancellor of the Multilaw Academy, and vice-chair of the Data Protection Committee for global technology law association iTechLaw. She is a contributing author to the UK chapter (privacy section) of Media, Advertising and Entertainment Laws Throughout the World.

Speaker sessions

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16:00 - 17:15

Inward Investment: Outward Growth – Opportunities and Challenges: India

Taylors Yard

We hear from investors from India about why technology developed in Oxfordshire is attracting interest and investment from India. We will also hear from Oxfordshire companies who have explored commercial opportunities in India who want to share their experiences with those considering a similar path.

Confirmed Panellists: Tata representative, Joanne Vengadesan –  Penningtons

Chaired by Pat Saini – Pennington Manches

Sponsored by Pennington Manches & James Cowper Kreston

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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus