Publications

Law Society Gazette’s My Legal Life column - Dr Tess Waldron
Law Society Gazette’s My Legal Life column - Dr Tess Waldron
21/06/2022 17:36:06

Newly appointed PG partner Dr Tess Waldron had the pleasure of speaking with The Law Society for a recent profile article in the Law Society Gazette’s My Legal Life column.   Find out more about Tess’s background in medicine, how it continues to inform her IP work in the life sciences sector, and her career highlights to date.

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World Trademark Review - David versus Goliath: why size matters in trade mark disputes
World Trademark Review - David versus Goliath: why size matters in trade mark disputes
07/06/2022 19:12:43

The media loves a David and Goliath story – which is why it pays to take size into account when considering legal action in relation to a trade mark dispute.   In a new article for World Trademark Review, Powell Gilbert Partner Tom Oliver and Of Counsel Alex Borthwick, discuss the implications of bringing proceedings against a smaller party, how these kinds of disputes are best resolved, and the key factors that litigants should consider before entering the arena.

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Managing IP - Marvel copyright disputes
Managing IP - Marvel copyright disputes
26/05/2022 19:00:24

The battle to determine who has copyright control over iconic Marvel comic book characters – including fan favourites Spider-Man, Iron Man and Doctor Strange – rages on in the U.S. courts.   In his new article for Managing IP, Powell Gilbert's Of Counsel, Alex Borthwick examines the ongoing disputes between Marvel and its former writers, and outlines how ownership of works created by employees is determined under UK law.

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Happy World IP Day!
Happy World IP Day!
26/04/2022 12:27:51

This year’s theme is IP and Youth: Innovating for a Better Future. Some Powell Gilbert Associates have reflected on why they chose to specialise in IP, what IP means to them & how it helps shape the future.  

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