Powell Gilbert LLP

Intellectual Property Department

UK
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Overview

IP (General): Simon Ayrton
IP (Patents): Tim Powell
Life Sciences: Penny Gilbert
IT/Electronics: Zoë Butler, Ari Laakkonen
Regulatory: Tim Powell
ADR: Alex Wilson

THE FIRM Powell Gilbert is a specialist intellectual property law firm with one of the largest, most innovative and highly regarded IP litigation and advisory teams in the United Kingdom. With extensive litigation experience and lawyers who have strong scientific and technical backgrounds, the firm is uniquely positioned to address complex and commercially critical IP matters.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
The firm’s renowned expertise in IP litigation and dispute resolution is the core of its practice. With a team of lawyers at the forefront of the IP profession in the UK, it has been involved in some of the most high-profile and ground-breaking pieces of litigation across a wide range of technologies and industries.

Whilst clearly focused on litigation and dispute resolution, the firm also offer counselling and advice on IP issues generally. This includes freedom to operate analysis, FRAND matters, product lifecycle management and anti-counterfeiting and parallel import strategies. 

LANGUAGES 
English, Finnish, French, German, Cantonese and Mandarin.



Members

Ayrton, Simon

Butler, Zoë

Damerell, Peter

Gilbert, Penny

Hopewell, Bethan

Kusumakar, Siddharth

Laakkonen, Ari

Oliver, Tom

Powell, Tim

Whitfield, Tim

Wilson, Alex

Clients

Actavis UK Ltd

Biogen Idec

Cassina

Edwards Lifesciences

Elbit Systems

Elekta

Fritz Hansen

Garmin

HL Display

Huawei Technologies

Illumina

Kymab

Napp Pharmaceuticals / Mundipharma

Nichia Corporation

Philip Morris International

Procter & Gamble

Reckitt Benkiser

Research Corporation Technologies

Sony Corporation

UCB Biopharma

Vitra

Industries

Biotech

Chemicals

Consumer & luxury goods

Energy & clean technology

Engineering

Food & beverages

Media & entertainment

Medical Devices

Pharma

Telecoms & electronics