- Life Sciences
With a strong life sciences background, Penny Gilbert has represented clients in patent disputes before the English courts, the European Patent Office, the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Free Trade Area Court. Her experience extends to litigation and arbitration over patent licences, advising on pharmaceutical lifecycle management and providing due diligence advice. She has been a partner at Powell Gilbert since 2007, and is past president of the European Patent Lawyers Association and a member of its advisory board. She is also a member of IPLA, AIPPI and LES. A frequent public speaker, she is a tutor on the Oxford University diploma in intellectual property law and practice course, and teaches patent litigation.