Partner

85 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1AE

+442030408040

Patent star 2022

German
French
Dutch


Jurisdictions:

United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Electronics
Medical devices
Pharmaceutical
Semiconductors
Telecommunication


Partner specialised in intellectual property; extensive experience of developing strategies for, and managing multi-jurisdictional patent disputes in a variety of sectors; has worked in this field in Australia, Germany, the Netherlands and France and has represented clients in the UK and Australian courts and European Patent Office as well as coordinating proceedings globally. Co- editor of Commentary on the Rules of Procedure of the UPC. Extensive experience of confidentiality and copyright disputes as well as arbitration and mediation in IP and technology contract disputes.

Year Joined Firm: 2007

Education/Alumni:

  • La Chataigneraie International School of Geneva, Switzerland
  • University College London (1988 BSc Hons Biochemistry)
  • College of Law (CPE; LSF)
  • University of Bristol (IP diploma course)
  • Examiner European Patent Office 1988-91
  • Trained Herbert Smith; qualified 1996 (UK), qualified 2000 (New South Wales)
  • Herbert Smith 1994-98
  • Solicitor Allens, Australia 1998-2000
  • Solicitor Bristows 2000-2004
  • Partner Bristows 2004
  • Founding partner Powell Gilbert LLP 2007
  • CEDR Mediator 2020
  • Solicitor Ireland

Network Memberships: GRUR, VPP, EPLAW, INTA, AIPLA