Senior Partner 2016-2018 and until 2016 the long-serving head of Patent Litigation, Edward has specialised in intellectual property, especially patent litigation, for almost 40 years. He has been responsible for more than 100 patent cases, including many landmark decisions. Experienced in all technical fields, including electronics, but particularly active in the life sciences sector, having acted for some of the largest pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices companies. He has developed highly successful tools and strategies, combining IP and regulatory law, for originator pharmaceutical clients facing the challenge of generics. In such matters, he has often coordinated cross-border litigation and advice within Europe and far beyond.