Publications

Celebrating Dr Robert Goddard’s IP contributions to space exploration
Celebrating Dr Robert Goddard’s IP contributions to space exploration
17/06/2021 16:10:50

Fifty-two years on from Neil Armstrong’s and Buzz Aldrin’s momentous moon landing and the Space Race has returned to the limelight, although those leading the charge are far from seasoned astronauts.  Jeff Bezos is due to become the richest man in space on 20 July when he takes fight on New Shepard – the rocket developed by his company Blue Origin, with Elon Musk’s Space-X program and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic nipping at his heels in the race to commercial space travel.  

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Inspiring Female Innovators
Inspiring Female Innovators
15/03/2021 13:07:29

This year’s International Women’s Day theme was #ChooseToChallenge, a call for us all to challenge gender bias and inequality, as well as to seek out and proactively celebrate women's achievements. Running concurrently to this major event was British Science Week 2021, another important time of the year for the Powell Gilbert team and one that was closely aligned with International Women’s Day with its focus on “smashing stereotypes”.  

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Are companies realising the full power of patents? Raconteur - 2, February 2021
Are companies realising the full power of patents? Raconteur - 2, February 2021
08/02/2021 15:45:24

Insights from Powell Gilbert partner, Simon Ayrton, were featured in Raconteur’s article on the importance of patents. In the piece, Simon explains how the value of a business is increasingly locked up in its technology, and how patents provide an opportunity for companies to extract value from the technological advances they are able to make.

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Logistics of virtual trials - Managing IP
Logistics of virtual trials - Managing IP
02/02/2021 17:28:11

Managing IP’s article on virtual trials features insights from Powell Gilbert partner, Bethan Hopewell, relaying her recent experience of the logistics involved in taking expert and fact witness testimony in an online courtroom.

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China wakes up in global SEP litigation - JUVE Patent, January 29
China wakes up in global SEP litigation - JUVE Patent, January 29
31/01/2021 15:39:14

Insights from Powell Gilbert partner, Ari Laakkonen, were featured in JUVE Patent’s article on anti-suit injunctions and anti-anti-suit injunctions - a new feature of global SEP litigation. In the piece, Ari discusses the possibility of UK courts granting anti-suit relief in IP cases, and how this compares to the US and EU’s approach.

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