Powell Gilbert is highly ranked for Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
Penny Gilbert is listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list. The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.
With Zoë Butler, Peter Damerell, Penny Gilbert, Bethan Hopewell, Tim Powell, Tim Whitfield and Alex Wilson all recommended in the editorial.
Powell Gilbert LLP has a market-leading reputation in the IP litigation space, covering patent litigation, SPCs, and contractual disputes relating to technology contracts and patent licences. 2016 has been another prolific year; highlights included successfully defending Actavis at the Court of Appeal in Pfizer’s patent infringement claim against it relating to the blockbuster drug Lyrica, and representing Biogen in proceedings at the UK High Court against AbbVie relating to biosimilars to AbbVie’s blockbuster drug Humira. Penny Gilbert, Tim Powell and Zoë Butler have ‘exceptional technical background combined with a real understanding of litigation and litigation tactics’. Also recommended are Alex Wilson and Tim Whitfield are ‘superior thinkers and executers’. Peter Damerell and Bethan Hopewell were promoted to the partnership in 2016.