Penny Gilbert leads a contingent of five high rated lawyers from Powell Gilbert LLP and garnered more nominations than any other expert in this sector. Described as "absolutely first class", she has represented clients before UK patent courts, the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court and is very well regarded for her coordination of multi-jurisdictional patent litigation.
Penny Gilbert, Tim Powell, Simon Ayrton, Zoë Butler, Alex Wilson and Ari Laakkonen are all "recommended" for Patents
Powell Gilbert LLP maintains a strong performance in this year's research, with seven of its lawyers listed. Penny Gilbert is "consistently brilliant" in life sciences work and has represented clients in the Supreme Court and in European Patent Office opposition and appeals proceedings. Tim Powell specialises in multi-jurisdictional litigation and "excels at all he does". His technical background gives him a "stellar" understanding of his cases, allowing him to provide detailed, comprehensive advice.