Paralegals and litigation support
Powell Gilbert’s lawyers are supported by a dedicated litigation support team, with broad experience in supporting all aspects of intellectual property litigation. They are a highly-valuable resource in assisting in the efficient handling of litigation and in bringing cases to trial. They are also able to advise on administrative matters, such as managing large scale electronic disclosure exercises, through to liaising with the courts and the EPO. Members of the team can be also utilised as a cost effective resource in smaller contentious and non-contentious matters.
The litigation support team are also closely involved in Powell Gilbert’s co-ordination of multijurisdictional disputes and assisting local counsel, both in countries across Europe and worldwide such as the US, Brazil, China and Japan. They include native speakers in a range of languages, including Cantonese and Mandarin.
Powell Gilbert can provide in-house technical analysts who can grasp the complexities of even the most advanced and challenging technologies. The technical analysts are postgraduates with particular experience in carrying out standards essentiality testing and analysis for electronics, telecommunications and software, and often perform product teardowns and network handover testing. They provide a highly cost effective resource in ensuring seamless technical support and can be engaged to work on discrete projects or integrated into Powell Gilbert’s legal teams.