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Nigel L. Howard

Nigel L. Howard

Covington & Burling LLP

New York, NY, USA

Nigel Howard is a partner in the firm's Technology Transactions, Global Privacy and Security, Venture Capital and Emerging Companies practices. Mr. Howard's practice focuses on technology, outsourcing, data, and intellectual property law. He represents clients in complex technology transactions, including outsourcing, licensing, corporate partnering, and strategic alliance transactions. Mr. Howard's experience also includes representing both domestic and international clients in global strategies for sourcing, data asset management, data exchanges and licenses, e-commerce and merchandising solutions, online advertising services, and cloud computing services. He has extensive experience representing clients of all sizes (from Fortune 50 to start-ups) in intellectual property and data purchases and sales, and in reviews of IP and data assets.  He was one of the developers of Covington's "Big Data Assessment" process. He has industry experience in the airline, travel, and logistics industries, as well as the life sciences, healthcare, and financial services industries.




University of London, LL.M., 1991, Intellectual Property Law 
  pass with merit
Lancaster University, England, LL.B., 1987, with honors 
 Veronica Cowan prize for law

Bar Admissions

New York 


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