Terence A. Dixon


Terry has over 25 years of experience counseling companies in establishing, managing, and enforcing their intellectual property rights around the world, as well as providing effective risk management and defense against the IP rights of others.  He has handled litigation matters, oppositions, and cancellations in addition to negotiating and drafting a broad range of agreements, including licenses, technology transfer agreements, co-development agreements, assignments, settlement agreements, and consents/prior rights agreements. He is well versed in IP issues relating to acquisitions, divestments, financings, and other business development transactions. 

Prior to joining Practus, Terry served as Assistant General Counsel in the Legal Brand Protection team at GlaxoSmithKline, providing strategic advice on the company’s global trademarks, copyrights, domain names, designs, and related intellectual property assets. He managed a portfolio of over 26,000 rights with responsibility for many recognizable brands such as Sensodyne, Flonase, and Nicorette, as well as provided IP legal support on corporate and business development transactions, digital projects, ecommerce initiatives, and anti-counterfeiting efforts. Terry was previously also an Associate at Dechert LLP, and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Terry is a man of many talents. He runs, he bakes, he meditates! He’s run a number of marathons including NYC, enjoys cooking and baking, and facilitating meditation groups. On top of all of that, Terry used to be professionally involved in the theatre, but now enjoys the stage from the other side of the curtain as an avid theatre goer.