85 Fleet Street

EC4Y 1AE, United Kingdom


Patent star 2021


United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Trade mark

Industry sectors:

Fashion & luxury goods
Food & beverage

Partner specialising in intellectual property litigation. Work covers advising on full range of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyright, designs and confidential information.

Cases include Research Corporation’s Patent (licence of right under the SPC for Carboplatin), IBM v Phoenix (trademark infringement and passing off), Rambus v Micron and Hyundai (patent infringement), Gillette v Corsair (passing off), Monsanto and Searle v Merck (patent infringement), Allergan v Pharmacia (patent infringement), Duracell v Round Imports (trade mark infringement), Sony Computer Entertainment v Ball (circumvention of copy protection measures), Aerotel v Telco (business method patents), Dr Reddy’s v Eli Lilly (patent revocation), Philips and Others v Alba (patent exhaustion and competition), Apple v Nokia (patent infringement), HTC v Apple (patent revocation), Unwired Planet v Huawei (patent infringement and FRAND) and Vestel v HEVC Advance (HEVC codec/FRAND licensing).


Year Joined Firm:2007


  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (MA Natural Sciences).
  • Trained Bristows; qualified 1993; partner Bristows 2000; founding partner Powell Gilbert LLP 2007.

Network Memberships: AIPPI; PTMG; CIPA; EPLAW; IPLA; INTA; Marques.


Last updated 16th February 2021