Tim Powell

Tim Powell
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Tim Powell is a partner and founder member of Powell Gilbert LLP (www.powellgilbert.com), a specialist intellectual property law firm.

Tim specialises in multi-jurisdictional litigation, particularly in the patents field, where he has experience in coordinating litigation taking place simultaneously across Europe, North America and beyond. Tim has an MA in natural sciences from Cambridge University. He also advises clients on healthcare regulatory issues.

He is a solicitor-advocate and has represented clients as an advocate in the UK and European Patent Offices, the English High Court, Court of Appeal, House of Lords and the European Court of Justice. His cases include Accord v RCT (lacosamide), Edwards Lifesciences v Boston Scientific (heart valve technology) Illumina v Ariosa & Premaitha (non-invasive prenatal testing), Warner v Actavis Lambert (pregabalin), Actavis v Sanofi Aventis (SPCs – irbesartan combinations), Yeda v Comptroller General of Patents (SPCs - cetuximab), Mölnlycke v BSN (wound dressings), Yeda v Sanofi Aventis and ImClone (monoclonal antibodies), Affymetrix v Multilyte (DNA microarrays), Monsanto v Cargill (GM crops), Pharmacia v Merck (Cox 2 inhibitors) and Chiron v Murex and Others (HCV).

Tim is a member of AIPPI and EPLAW. He lectures widely on aspects of IP law, is a member of the intellectual property advisory committee of the UK Bioindustry Association and a board member of IPLA.

Tim is ranked as one of the top 100 business lawyers in the UK in The Chambers 100.

WWL says: “Top-tier” lawyer Tim Powell is “held in high regard” by peers, who describe him as a “calm, authoritative and knowledgeable” practitioner with “a market-leading practice”.

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