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William Hillson



William has worked on a range of contentious intellectual property matters. His experience includes multi-jurisdictional patent litigation in the life sciences sector, including patent and SPC validity and infringement analysis, litigation strategy in light of patent lifecycle management, preliminary injunctions and co-ordinating the activities of local counsel across Europe. William also has in-house experience of trade mark litigation and regulatory matters.

William obtained a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, including one year of study at the University of Montpellier, France, and a DPhil in Molecular Pathology from the University of Oxford following research in the field of immunology and vaccine design.

Prior to joining Powell Gilbert in 2017, William trained as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills. As part of his training, he spent six months on secondment to a multinational tobacco company.

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T +44 (0)20 3040 8063
E william.hillson@powellgilbert.com



2017 Solicitor



BSc Biochemistry with Study in Continental Europe, Birmingham University
DPhil Pathology, Oxford University