Partner

85 Fleet Street
London

EC4Y 1AE, United Kingdom

+442030408030

Patent star 2021


Jurisdictions:

United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent strategy & counseling
Regulatory

Industry sectors:

Biotechnology
Electronics
Medical devices
Pharmaceutical
Telecommunication


Partner specialising in intellectual property litigation and healthcare regulatory advice; solicitor advocate. Particularly large scale patent actions with an international dimension. Acts for a wide range of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in disputed IP matters and has had conduct of major cases such as Yeda v Sanofi Aventis and ImClone, Actavis v Warner Lambert and Illumina v Ariosa. Also advises clients in industry sectors ranging from petrochemicals to electronics on disputed patent matters. Notable electronics cases include Nokia v Apple, Motorola v Microsoft and Vringo v ZTE. Has appeared as a solicitor advocate in the High Court, Court of Appeal, House of Lords and CJEU.

 

Year Joined Firm: 2007

Education/Alumni:

  • Kings School, Gloucester
  • Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (MA Natural Sciences)
  • Bristol University (Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice)
  • Trained Bristows; qualified 1990
  • Solicitor Bristows 1990-97
  • Partner bristows 1997
  • Founding partner Powell Gilbert LLP 2007

Network Memberships:

  • Intellectual Property Advisory Committee Bioindustry Association
  • EPLAW
  • AIPPI
  • Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates

 

Last updated 12th February 2021