William has worked on a range of contentious intellectual property matters. His experience includes multi-jurisdictional patent litigation in the life sciences sector, including patent and SPC validity and infringement analysis, litigation strategy in light of patent lifecycle management, preliminary injunctions and co-ordinating the activities of local counsel across Europe. William also has in-house experience of trade mark litigation and regulatory matters.
William obtained a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, including one year of study at the University of Montpellier, France, and a DPhil in Molecular Pathology from the University of Oxford following research in the field of immunology and vaccine design.
William has also successfully represented several pro bono clients in relation to disputes over copyright and trade marks.
He has also spent six months on secondment to a multinational tobacco company.
William joined Powell Gilbert in 2017.