Powell Gilbert secures recommendation in Legal 500

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Simon Ayrton, Zoë Butler, Ari Laakkonen, Tim Whitfield and Alex Wilson are listed as recommended individuals.

The firm is described as:

Powell Gilbert combines a ‘high level of service and a deep bench of talent’. Simon Ayrton, Zoë Butler and the ‘extremely knowledgeable’ Tim Whitfield are defending Huawei in a patent case brought by Unwired Planet.

Penny Gilbert’s highlights include defending a patent held by GlaxoSmithKline against a challenge brought by Eli Lilly, while Ari Laakkonen and Tim Powell are co-ordinating the enforcement of patents held by Vringo across three continents.

The ‘clear, precise and easy-to-work-with’ Alex Wilson is acting for HTC in a licensing dispute with smart card company Gemalto.”,”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}]