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Chambers UK, 2011: Intellectual Property

Chambers UK, 2011: Intellectual Property

03/01/2011 18:09:28

Simon Ayrton is recommended for IP/General


Penny Gilbert, Tim Powell, Alex Wilson, Zoe Butler and Ari Laakkonen are recommended for IP/Patent Litigation


This IP boutique has built up a tremendous reputation for patent litigation, and is particularly strong in the pharmaceutical, biotech, telecoms and electronics fields. It also has an impressive soft IP practice… The group was strengthened by the recent arrival of soft IP solicitor and barrister Anna Carboni from Wilberforce Chambers. "This fantastic firm has talent throughout," say sources.  


Client Service "They are really on top of things and are very service-minded."

Commercial Awareness "One gets the sense that they are fully integrated into our commercial way of thinking."


"First-rate biotech litigator" Penny Gilbert acts for major players in the life sciences field in complex, multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. Tim Powell "is a real heavyweight – one of the best patent litigators around," say sources.  Simon Ayrton has a great reputation for his diverse practice, advising on patents and soft IP litigation...  Alex Wilson has particular expertise in the medical devices, biotech and pharmaceutical sectors... ZoĆ« Butler is "hugely knowledgeable and always available," according to interviewees. She handles patent litigation in the life sciences and technology fields. Ari Laakkonen is an experienced litigator with particular expertise in patents. He also advises on soft IP matters...