Penny Gilbert has been recognised as the "most highly regarded" for Life Sciences: Patent Litigation in the 2015 Who’s Who Legal awards. Meanwhile, Tim Powell, Zoë Butler, Tim Whitfield and Alex Wilson are all "recommended"
Penny is descried as “the best of the best”; she is armed with “unrivalled technical, strategic and intellectual fire power”, according to clients.
The firm have also received glowing recommendations by the awards for Patents: Penny Gilbert is "most highly regarded" for and partners Tim Powell, Simon Ayrton, Zoë Butler, Ari Laakkonen and Alex Wilson are all "recommended"
The award stated:
Leading IP boutique Powell Gilbert demonstrates its strength in the field with six nominations. 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”.