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Chambers UK, 2016: Life Sciences

Chambers UK, 2016: Life Sciences

Published By Editor

10/07/2016 12:26:08

Powell Gilbert LLP retains recommendation for Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation in the 2016 Chambers, UK: Life Sciences, with partners Penny Gilbert, Tim Powell and Zoë Butler also recommended for Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation

What the team is known for:

Dedicated IP firm universally recognised in the sector as being at the summit of experience, expertise and effectiveness in patent litigation. Acts for innovator and generics companies.

Strengths include:

"Their work product, strategy and case management can't be faulted."

"Always very impressive."

Notable practitioners as follows:

Penny Gilbert is a much respected patent litigator with impeccable scientific credentials, who oversees multi-jurisdictional patent disputes for leading companies in the sector. "She is one of the best in the UK without a doubt," say clients.

Tim Powell advises many of the firm's key clients on global litigation strategy, and represents them in UK and European courts and registries as a solicitor advocate. Sources say: "He does a great job for his clients."

Zoë Butler is renowned as one of the country's finest patent litigators, and much of her work is on behalf of leading companies in the sector. She also has extensive experience of EPO opposition proceedings.