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Powell Gilbert LLP, Zoë Butler, London, ENGLAND

Zoë Butler

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Work +44 (0)20 3040 8070
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Web:
www.powellgilbert.com
Powell Gilbert LLP

Work Department

Intellectual property.

Position

Specialises in contentious intellectual property matters; practice covers a full range of IP rights, acting for clients across a broad range of technical areas and industry sectors, from IT/electronics to biotech/pharma; experience before UK High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, European Patent Office, UK Intellectual Property Office; experience of co-ordinating parallel litigation in a number of jurisdictions. Particularly known for her expertise in advising clients in complex patent disputes. Teaches on the Oxford Diploma in IP law and is a contributor to the CIPA Guide to the Patents Act.

Career

Trained Freshfields; qualified 1996; joined Bristows 1996; six-month secondment to De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, The Netherlands, 2003; partner Bristows 2004; one of the founding partners of Powell Gilbert LLP 2007.

Member

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property; European Patent Lawyers Association; IPLA; ChIPs.

Education

Westcliff High School for Girls; Newnham College, Cambridge (MA Cantab Natural Sciences and Law); College of Law (prize for LPC result, awarded by the Law Society); Bristol University, Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice (top mark in year).

Leisure

My daughters and, when time, handbags and shoes!

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