Adam works on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious patent matters. In addition to patent litigation, having trained and qualified as a European and UK patent attorney, Adam’s experience has included global prosecution and portfolio strategy, freedom to operate and due diligence advice, advising on SPC matters as well as European Patent Office (EPO) oppositions & appeals. He has appeared regularly as an advocate before the EPO’s Opposition Division and Boards of Appeal. He is also a Unified Patent Court representative.

Adam has experience in handling cases spanning a wide variety of technologies.  In relation to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields, his experience includes small molecule and biologic drugs, disease diagnosis, pharmaceutical formulations, polymorphic forms, medical uses, dosing regimens and patient subgroups.

Adam graduated with a first class master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Bristol, which included a year working in research and development at a leading global science and technology company.

Adam joined Powell Gilbert in 2024.


2021 European Patent Attorney

2022 Chartered UK Patent Attorney


MSci (Chemistry with Industrial Experience), University of Bristol

PGCert Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London

Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate, IPReg Board

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Member of AIPPI, IPSoc, CIPA and epi.

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The Douro Valley, Portugal

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My robot vacuum cleaner

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