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Penny Gilbert

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Ranked in : Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation
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Penny Gilbert is one of the most accomplished patent litigators in Europe, specialising in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. She has deep expertise across a magisterial sweep of technologies, not least vaccines, medical devices and antibody drugs.
"A great litigator - very smart, experienced and calm under pressure." "She is analytical and her strategic advice is spot-on." "A knowledgeable and sophisticated litigator."
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Penny specialises in litigation and advisory work relating to intellectual property rights particularly in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields. Her background in the life sciences has lead to her acting in patent litigation for clients ranging from pharmaceutical multinationals to early stage biotech companies including, for example, HGS, GSK, Biogen, Napp, Pharmaq and Kymab. She has also acted in litigation and arbitrations over disputed technology contracts, including patent licences. She is experienced in co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation, has represented clients in European Patent Office opposition proceedings and in referrals to the CJEU and EFTA Court on the SPC Regulation. She also advises on freedom-to-operate issues. Penny is also a qualified mediator and a solicitor advocate.

Career

Brasenose College, Oxford (1982 MA Biochemistry, 1986 DPhil Molecular Biology); Bristol University (Diploma in IP Law); Qualified Bristows 1991; Partner, Bristows 1998-2007; Partner, Powell Gilbert LLP 2007.

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Past president and advisory board member of EPLAW; Member of AIPPI; LSLA; IPLA; LES.

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