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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.


Prior to joining Powell Gilbert, Claire trained as a solicitor at Bristows.

Contact details

T +44 20 3040 8024
E claire.robinson@powellgilbert.com



2007 Solicitor



MSci (Physics with a Year in Europe), Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (including one year at L’Ecole Nationale
Superieure de Physique de Grenoble, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble)
Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Oxford University

Cases include
  • Vringo v ZTE (patent – telecommunications)
  • Motorola v BT (patent – set top boxes)
  • HTC v Apple (patents – smartphones)
  • LG v Sony (patent – electronics)
  • Apple v Nokia (patent – smartphones)
  • Philips & others v Alba (patents - MPEG-2)
  • Nichia v Seoul Semiconductor & others (patent – electronics)
  • Sandoz / ratiopharm v Napp (patent - controlled release opioid formulations)
  • Aerotel v Wavecrest (patent - telecommunications)