Powell Gilbert is ‘Most highly recommended’ in Who’s Who Legal, Patents 2014. Furthermore, Penny Gilbert is "Most highly regarded" for Patents and Tim Powell, Simon Ayrton, Zoë Butler, Ari Laakkonen and Alex Wilson are all "recommended".
Leading IP boutique Powell Gilbert demonstrates its strength in the field with six nominations in this edition. Penny Gilbert is an “esteemed” lawyer known for her “unrivalled expertise” in the bio pharmaceutical sector, where she draws on her strong scientific background. Also renowned for her abilities as a patent litigation strategist, she is a “real favourite” among clients. Fellow founding partner Tim Powell is an advocate “of the highest standing” and regularly coordinates litigation taking place across Europe and North America, while Zoë Butler has experience of European Patent Office proceedings and is commended for her “innovation and technical brilliance”.