Alex has advised clients in contentious and non-contentious matters across the full range of IP rights. He has experience of patent litigation before the High Court and Court of Appeal relating to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, telecommunications and high-street consumer goods. He has also been involved in the coordination of multi-jurisdictional litigation, including preparation for and attendance at trials and hearings before the Oslo District Court, Oslo Borgarting Court of Appeal, City Court in Prague and Bucharest Tribunal in Romania. He has drafted patent infringement and validity opinions relating to pharmaceuticals, food technology and industrial processes.
Contentious work in the soft IP field has included acting for a claimant before the High Court and Court of Appeal in litigation concerning a novel point of design law, acting for parties in trade mark, copyright and passing off actions before the High Court and Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and advising various clients involved in disputes over software, trade names and logos, confidential information, product packaging, fashion goods, perfumes, dental hygiene products and television advertisements. Alex has assisted in a breach of contract and copyright dispute before the London Court of International Arbitration and has advised in a number of contentious matters concerning parallel importation of goods.
Alex joined Powell Gilbert in March 2008.
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2014 Solicitor Advocate
MChem, Oxford University
Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Bristol University