Gemma Eccleston


Head of Knowledge Management, FCILEx

Gemma is experienced in conducting legal and technical research, preparing and issuing court documents, preparing necessary documents for hearings and trials, drafting legal documents and notes of advice and has assisted in large disclosure exercises, including e-disclosure.

Prior to joining Powell Gilbert she gained practical legal experience in law firms in London and Gibraltar across a variety of practice areas including Dispute Resolution/Litigation, IP, International Banking and Finance, Insurance Liability and Employment Litigation.
Gemma has a Masters in International Legal Practice with specialisations including International Intellectual Property Law, Competition/Anti-trust Law and Practice and International Arbitration Practice.

Key cases

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

  • Eli Lilly v Human Genome Sciences (neutrokine alpha)

  • Apple v Nokia (smartphones)

  • Dr Reddy’s v Eli Lilly (olanzapine)

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

  • Aerotel v Wavecrest (telecommunications)

  • Almirall v Boehringer Ingelheim (aclidinium)

  • Monsanto v Cargill (GM crops)