EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers) Congress 2023

Penny Gilbert, Zoë Butler, Alex Wilson, Bethan Hopewell and Tom Oliver will be attending this year’s EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers) Congress in Brussels on Friday 1 December.

Alex is chairing a panel of judges discussing approaches to case management and Penny will be launching the “Women in EPLAW” initiative, aimed at promoting more diversity amongst European Patent Litigators.

IPBC Asia 2023

Alex Wilson and Pete Damerell attended this year’s IPBC Asia 2023 in Tokyo on 28-30 November 2023.
Alex moderated on the Panel: Asia as the world’s patent powerhouse and  Pete spoke on the Panel: Europe’s game-changing developments.

Full information about the conference can be viewed here

10th Pan-European LESI YMC – Young Members Congress Conference

Powell Gilbert sponsored and Partner Pete Damerell and Senior Associate Callum Beamish-Lacey attended the 10th Pan-European LESI YMC – Young Members Congress Conference in Stockholm on Friday 17 November 2023.

Pete spoke on a panel discussing the Proposed SEP Regulations.

Further information on the Conference here.

CIPA Life Sciences Conference

Powell Gilbert’s Hannah Smith-Willis, attended this year’s CIPA Life Sciences Conference at The Grand Brighton, East Sussex on 16-17 November 2023.

More information on the Conference here.

Fusion power article for ESG Investor

Nuclear fusion is the reaction that powers the stars. As countries across the globe invest in R&D for nuclear fusion reactors, will it power a sustainable future on earth too?

In an article for ESG Investor, Doug Jayatilaka and Tom Oliver explore the role of IP in the research and development of nuclear fusion, which promises to be a safer and more sustainable alternative to nuclear fission.

They examine recent breakthroughs in the technology, the prospects for international co-operation on nuclear fusion, and how patents can help unlock private sector innovation.    Available to read online here.

Who’s Who Awards 2023

Congratulations to PG’s Penny Gilbert who received WWL Life Sciences, Patent Litigation Lawyer of the Year Award at Who’s Who Legal Awards 2023, celebrating the World’s leading lawyers.

Amazing news and very well deserved. Read more here.


BIO IPCC Conference 2023, New Orleans

PG Partner Bethan Hopewell, will be attending this year’s BIO IPCC 2023 – BIO’s Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference in New Orleans on 13-15 November 2023.  BIO’s premier IP Industry event. Further info here.

IAM Live: Auto IP Europe 2023, Munich

PG Partner, Raj Jagdev is attending the IAM Live: Auto IP Europe 2023 Conference in Munich on 8 November.  Full information about the conference can be viewed here.  Raj looks forward to seeing you there!

FCBA 2023, Global Series Fall Session, Milan

PG Partners Bethan Hopewell and Tess Waldron will be in Milan for the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) 2023 Global Series Fall Session in Milan 1-3 November where Bethan will be speaking on the Pharma & Medical Devices IP Issues session and Tess on the High Court Cases from around the World (UK FRAND). Please see further information here

APAA, Singapore 2023

PG Partners Alex Wilson and Ari Laakkonen look forward to seeing you in Singapore at the APAA 20th General Assembly and 74th & 75th Council Meetings of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association on 3-7 November, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, 10 Bayfront Avenue. Please see further information here