Leading IP law firm Powell Gilbert strengthens with Senior Associate hire

Top-ranked IP firm continues to expand its team with the addition of Carissa Kendall-Windless

LONDON – Specialist IP law firm Powell Gilbert LLP today announces that it has added to its market-leading team with the hire of Carissa Kendall-Windless as Senior Associate.

She joins Powell Gilbert from EIP, where she spent over seven years as a Solicitor and Chartered Trademark Attorney.

Carissa graduated with a BSc in Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Loughborough University before qualifying as a solicitor in 2012. She has a wealth of experience in trade mark matters and extensive experience in advising clients in telecoms litigation which forms part of wider, multi-jurisdictional disputes, including, technical patent actions covering mobile telephony standards, user interface design, networking protocols and codecs, as well as FRAND licensing.

Carissa is also a member of the organising committee of the London Chapter of ChIPs, a non-profit organization that advances and connects women in technology, law and policy.

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

“At Powell Gilbert we consistently strive to provide a high level of expertise across the full spectrum of IP rights and for all technical sectors. Carissa’s hire is an important part of this. With the talent and experience that she brings, she will further strengthen our firm’s offering and we are delighted to welcome her to the Powell Gilbert team.”

Carissa Kendall-Windless, Senior Associate at Powell Gilbert LLP, said:

“Powell Gilbert has a fantastic reputation and is known for the brilliance of its team – I am excited to be working alongside such highly-regarded IP professionals on cutting-edge issues in IP law.”