News & Insights

Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences 2017

Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences 2017

02/01/2017 16:04:59

Penny Gilbert, Tim Powell, Tim Whitfield, Zoë Butler, Bethan Hopewell, Alex Wilson and David Lancaster are listed as experts in Life Sciences: Patent Litigation.

Leading UK-based life sciences boutique POWELL GILBERT sees seven lawyers listed this year.

The widely renowned Penny Gilbert tops the list. Her expertise is in patent litigation where she represents clients in all levels of English court as well as before the CJEU and the EFTA court. She is “very well regarded, and rightly so”.

Solicitor-advocate Tim Powell specialises in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. He is regarded as “technically excellent and capable of representing people at the highest levels”.

Tim Whitfield has strong experience in contentious IP matters, particularly patent litigation, where he is praised as “indispensable; one of the best in the market”.

Zoë Butler has been involved in numerous multi-jurisdictional patent disputes and has strong knowledge of the EU patents court. She “give a depth of knowledge and the client can rest assured that she knows her stuff”.

Bethan Hopewell focuses on patent litigation in high-tech industries, including pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, where she is “very strong on the technical stuff; a great disputes lawyer.

Alex Wilson specialises in IP and contract disputes generally and is listed for his patent litigation experience. He is notes as “an all-round excellent legal mind”.

David Lancaster has strong experience in the life sciences sector and has built a respected practice as a patent litigator.