John Allen

 

 

 

Age: 44

 

Summary: British well-regarded patent attorney at the Dutch-based international law firm NautaDutilh who was specialized in technology-related legal issues and played a key role in building the intellectual property practice group when he became a partner in 2007, but who was also part of a legal team that worked with the Dutch Central Bank in its case against a national television broadcaster about the publication of confidential information and whose other significant cases includes helping a leading Dutch television network operator in three separate suits about software patents, assisting a Dutch manufacturer of cow milking robots and an optical storage manufacturer in an international 500 million U.S. dollar licensing dispute.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash

 

Born: 1970

 

Died: July 17, 2014

 

Location: Hrabove, Ukraine