IP leader Powell Gilbert further expands team with new associate hire – Law firm adds Jennifer O’Kane to its growing team

LONDON – Top-ranked IP law firm Powell Gilbert LLP today announces that it has bolstered its team with the appointment of Jennifer O’Kane as an associate.

Jennifer’s arrival makes her the fifth addition to the specialist IP firm in the past six months and follows on from that of fellow associate Daniel Down in January, further enhancing Powell Gilbert’s team of first-rate IP litigators.

She joins Powell Gilbert from Simmons & Simmons, where she trained and qualified as a lawyer Jennifer has a Masters degree in Biological Sciences and has experience across a range of contentious IP matters, most notably in the life sciences, telecommunications, and energy industries.

Dr Penny Gilbert, Partner at Powell Gilbert LLP, commented:

“We have seen demand for IP expertise grow significantly over the past year, as businesses boost growth through innovation and seek to extract value from their IP assets. We’re delighted to announce the further expansion of our team to help meet this demand and warmly welcome Jennifer to the firm.”