Publications

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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Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses
Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses
22/12/2020 12:08:34

The second edition of ‘Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses’ has been published, with the UK chapter contributed by Powell Gilbert partners Penny Gilbert, Tim Powell, Bethan Hopewell and Siddharth Kusumakar.

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Charging up: The rapid rise of battery technology
Charging up: The rapid rise of battery technology
09/11/2020 14:35:47

First developed in 1799 by the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta, battery technology can hardly be said to be new. Fast-forward two centuries, however, and batteries are front-and-centre of the renewable energy revolution: in November 2019 UBS estimated that the global market for energy storage will reach US$462 billion by 2030.  

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