Rajvinder Jagdev has a computer science background and focuses on IP disputes in the TMT sector

Specialist IP law firm Powell Gilbert LLP today announces that Of Counsel Rajvinder Jagdev has been promoted to its partnership, bringing the total number of partners at the firm to 14.

Rajvinder is an experienced IP litigator who specializes in advising clients in complex patent disputes, particularly in the electronics, telecommunications, and software sectors. His technical background in computer science and electronics allows him to analyze highly complex patents and provide detailed advice to clients and strategic coordination in cases of multi-jurisdictional litigation.

In addition to advising on major patent cases before the UK courts, on subjects ranging from Blu-ray technology to medical imaging devices, most of Rajvinder’s cases are international in nature.  He has significant experience in contributing to key strategic and technical decisions in actions before European courts, the US International Trade Commission, and the US district courts. Notably, Rajvinder was involved in the landmark SEP/FRAND licensing case Unwired Planet v Huawei, giving him particular insight and expertise in disputes involving patent and competition law issues.

Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, Rajvinder completed an MSci in Computer Science at University College London. He joined Powell Gilbert as an Associate in 2011.

For the past five consecutive years, Rajvinder has been recognized as a ‘Rising Star’ by Managing IP in their annual IP Stars rankings.

Dr Penny Gilbert, partner at Powell Gilbert LLP, commented:

“We are very pleased to welcome Rajvinder to the partnership. Raj is a first-class IP litigator whose advice to clients is underpinned by formidable technical understanding and astute commercial awareness. He has demonstrated his abilities time and again in disputes before the UK courts, as well as contributing to key strategic and technical decisions in major multi-jurisdictional litigation. His outstanding commitment to client service is entirely in line with the overall priorities and philosophy of the firm. We look forward to his continued success and contribution as a member of the Powell Gilbert partnership.”

Rajvinder Jagdev, partner at Powell Gilbert, commented:

“I am delighted to be joining the Powell Gilbert partnership. Our clients include some of the most dynamic and forward-thinking organizations in their respective fields, operating at the forefront of the latest technological and scientific innovations. As a team, we strive to provide the highest possible standards of work and to apply our expertise to help clients navigate their most complex IP challenges, both domestically and on a multi-jurisdictional basis. I look forward to continuing this work over the coming years as a member of the partnership.”

About Powell Gilbert LLP is one of the UK’s leading law firms specializing in intellectual property (IP) litigation, including patents, trademarks, design rights, copyright, and confidential information. It advises a wide variety of household brands on major UK and international IP-related issues across a range of sectors including FMCG, mobile, and telecommunication as well as in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and biotechnology.

The firm and its lawyers are frequently recognized among the world’s top legal advisers in IP, including receiving the IAM Global IP Awards UK Patent Law Firm of the Year in 2022, 2020, and 2019 and Managing IP’s UK Patent (Contentious) Firm of the Year Award in 2021, 2019 and 2018, winning several awards at the LMG European Life Sciences Awards including Firm of the Year in 2021 and 2020.  The firm features in the top tier for patent litigation in the leading directories, including Chambers & Partners, the Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000, and in the JUVE- patent rankings.

Powell Gilbert supports and encourages diversity. It has won the best firm in the UK (national firm) award at the European Women in Business Law Awards on several occasions, and its women feature in the MIP IP Stars Top 250 Women in IP and WIPR’s Influential Women in IP. Members of the firm regularly participate in ChIPs and IP Inclusive events.



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