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Alex Wilson

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Alex specialises in intellectual property; extensive experience of multi-jurisdictional IP and technology contract and arbitration disputes in a variety of sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical devices, telecoms, electronics, oil and gas; and has represented clients in the UK and Australian courts and European Patent Office; particular interest in standards related disputes, biopharma and medical devices. Alex has spent time working in Dusseldorf, Paris and Sydney, and is fluent in French and German.

Career

BSc Biochemistry, University College London; Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Bristol University; European Patent Office Examiner, 1988-1991, Qualified (England and Wales) 1996; Qualified (New South Wales) 2000; Partner 2004; Solicitor Advocate 2007.

Professional Memberships

AIPPI, IPLA, EPLAW, AIPLA, VPP, GRUR.

Personal

Born 8 May 1967. Educated, University College London and International School, Geneva. BSc Biochemistry, University College London, College of Law London, Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Bristol University

Work Highlights

Ansell v Reckitt Benckiser (synthetic polyisoprene products); Napp v Sandoz & Dr Reddy’s (buprenorphine transdermal patches); Nicocigs v Fontem (electronic cigarettes); Wobben Properties v Siemens & Others (wind turbines); HTC v Gemalto (telecommunications); HTC v Nokia (smartphones)

Expert in these Jurisdictions

Germany

Industry Sector Expertise

Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Chemicals

Telecoms and electronics

Medical devices

Engineering

Energy and clean technology

Languages Spoken

German, French.

Awards

IP Star

Managing Intellectual Property

2019

Life Sciences Leaders

LSIPR

2018

Who's Who Legal Patents and Life Sciences Lawyer

2018

Top 100

London Super Lawyers

2015