Claire Robinson


Senior Associate

Claire provides advice in relation to contentious intellectual property matters, focusing particularly on patent disputes. She has experience of litigation before the Patents Court and the Court of Appeal and in the coordination of multi-jurisdictional actions. Her physical sciences background enables her to readily understand complex technologies. She has advised clients in cases relating to semiconductors, electronics, computer software and telecommunications, including cases involving international technology standards.

Claire also gained valuable experience whilst on secondment at a major international pharmaceutical company.

Claire joined Powell Gilbert in 2007.

Key cases

  • PulseOn v Garmin (designs - heart rate monitors)

  • ​Unwired Planet v Huawei & Others (telecommunications/FRAND licensing)

  • Vringo v ZTE (telecommunications/FRAND licensing) 

  • Motorola Mobility v BT (digital TV) 

  • HTC v Apple (smartphones) 

  • LG v Sony (blu-ray technology/FRAND licensing) 

  • Apple v Nokia (smartphones) 

  • Philips & Others v Alba (MPEG-2/FRAND licensing) 

  • Nichia v Seoul Semiconductor & Others (semiconductors) 

  • Sandoz / ratiopharm v Napp (controlled release oxycodone formulations) 

  • Aerotel v Wavecrest (telecommunications)