Powell Gilbert recognised as a leader in intellectual property by the Legal 500: 2014

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Powell Gilbert is “a very strong niche firm with the capacity to run big cases effectively\”. It recently achieved a non-infringement ruling on behalf of HTC against Gemalto regarding smart card technology patents, and achieved a dismissal of claims for engineering companies KHS and Norgen in a case brought by competitor Eugen Seitz. The practice also won a non-infringement decision for the defendant in Mölnlycke v BSN. Other clients include Vringo, HGS and Rovi. Penny Gilbert has a strong reputation for life sciences matters. Tim Powell is “exceptionally strong technically and strategically\”; Alex Wilson is “a brilliant strategist\”; Ari Laakkonen is “analytical and creative\”; and Simon Ayrton has “very thorough legal understanding\”. The up-and-coming Tim Whitfield is also recommended.”,”drop_cap”:”no”,”typography_typography”:”custom”,”typography_letter_spacing”:{“unit”:”px”,”size”:”0″},”typography_font_size”:{“unit”:”px”,”size”:”18″},”size”:”18″,”typography_font_weight”:”400″,”typography_line_height”:{“unit”:”px”,”size”:”28″},”title_color”:”#4b2771″,”text_color”:”#4b2771″,”color”:”#4b2771″,”align”:”start”},”widgetType”:”text-editor”}],”isInner”:false}],”isInner”:false}]