Powell Gilbert is recommended for its work in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology in the Legal 500: 2014. Furthermore, Penny Gilbert comes recommended as a ‘Leading Individual’ in this area and Tim Powell, Zoë Butler and Alex Wilson are all recommended.
Powell Gilbert is highly regarded for its life sciences patent litigation expertise, and acts for clients such as BSN Medical, Mundipharma and Biogen. Department head Penny Gilbert continued to defend Human Genome Sciences in parallel proceedings against Eli Lilly regarding SPCs, with a CJEU decision granted in the client’s favour. The practice also continued to act for Napp in EPO opposition proceedings regarding its OxyContin patent. Tim Powell, Zoë Butler and Alex Wilson are also all recommended.